Kisatchie National Forest http://redriverradio.org en Recreation in the Kisatchie National Forest highlighted during month-long outdoor festival http://redriverradio.org/post/recreation-kisatchie-national-forest-highlighted-during-month-long-outdoor-festival <p>The first month-long outdoor adventure festival is underway in Central Louisiana. Kisatchie National Forest is doing its part Saturday.&nbsp;</p><p>A day of free activities and outdoor seminars will be held at the Kincaid Lake Recreation Area near Alexandria. Kisatchie National Forest public affairs specialist Amy Robertson says there will be how-to classes on trail running, mountain biking, paddle boarding and kayaking. She’s also organized yoga sessions, guided nature walks, CrossFit workouts and a family fun run.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:08:25 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 41346 at http://redriverradio.org Recreation in the Kisatchie National Forest highlighted during month-long outdoor festival Webcam to be installed over Kincaid Lake eagle nest http://redriverradio.org/post/webcam-be-installed-over-kincaid-lake-eagle-nest <p>Kisatchie National Forest wildlife biologists are preparing to install a webcam above a bald eagle’s nest on Kincaid Lake in Boyce, La. It’s a bit complicated, according to Steve Shively, a wildlife biologist on the Calcasieu Ranger district. It will involve climbing a tree and installing the camera 100 feet above the ground. But he said it’s totally worth it and webcams trained on raptor nests are common around the country.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 15:09:37 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 24204 at http://redriverradio.org Webcam to be installed over Kincaid Lake eagle nest Kisatchie to open over 600,000 acres for youth turkey hunt http://redriverradio.org/post/kisatchie-open-over-600000-acres-youth-turkey-hunt <p>The Kisatchie National Forest will open up its entire 600,000-plus acres for a one-day youth turkey hunt on March 16. There are 115 slots available for the hunt. Friday is the application deadline to enter a lottery-style selection process. Wildlife biologist Jonny Fryar of the Calcasieu Ranger District said this will be the first time that all of Kisatchie will be open for a youth hunt. He said the event comes a week before the wild turkey season opener, and gives children ages 8-17 a better chance to call in a turkey.</p><p></p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:54:26 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 22872 at http://redriverradio.org Kisatchie to open over 600,000 acres for youth turkey hunt Endangered woodpeckers moved from Kisatchie National Forest http://redriverradio.org/post/endangered-woodpeckers-moved-kisatchie-national-forest <P>A total of 32 red cockaded woodpeckers have been moved from the Kisatchie National Forest's Calcasieu District to a reserve in south-central Arkansas and the Winn District in the Kisatchie. The aim is to beef up the population in places where numbers are dwindling. Wildlife biologist Johnny Fryer says fellow biologists from neighboring states have worked on this cooperative effort to help the endangered woodpeckers for more than 20 years. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:08:45 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 18813 at http://redriverradio.org Endangered woodpeckers moved from Kisatchie National Forest