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Eco-Tourism in Cameron Parish (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Cameron Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-10-29

Duration: 00:11:44

Subjects: Nature | Tourism


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Nidecker, Will Interviewee
  • Johnson, Shelly Interviewee
  • Liffman, Mike Interviewee
  • Faulk, Sammie Interviewee
  • Guilbeaux, Mickey Interviewee
  • Guilbeaux, Rodney Interviewee
  • Peevy, Langford Interviewee


This segment from the October 29, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on the success of eco-tourism in Cameron Parish, including more than 200,000 visitors to the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge in the past year. Her report also touches on the popularity of Cameron Parish with bird watchers. She interviews: Will Nedecker, wildlife refuge manager; Shelly Johnson, Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau; Mike Liffman, LSU Sea Grant; Sammie Faulk, wildlife guide; Mickey Gilbeaux, small business owner; Rodney Guilbeaux, resident; and Langford Peevy, Holly Beach resident. Host: Robert Collins