Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge hosts informational exchange meeting regarding the upcoming 2008-2009 Refuge hunting season

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Tensas River NWR would like to announce an informational exchange meeting on the 2008-2009 hunting season for the Refuge.

The meeting will be held on Friday, July 11, from 5-7 p.m. at the Tensas River NWR Headquarters/Visitors Center (near Tallulah, La. off Hwy 80, 2312 Quebec Road) and will be open to the public to provide a forum for questions, comments and concerns.

This meeting will convey dates and relevant information regarding the upcoming hunting season that are specific to Tensas River NWR. Refuge Manager, Kelly Purkey, will make a short presentation then open the floor to the public. Topics of discussion will include: dates for all hunts on the Refuge, areas open to the public for hunting, Refuge management, specific hunting regulations, and any other hunting-related issues that the public may be interested in. If you would like further information, please contact the Refuge at (318) 574-2664.