Abstract: John L. DeLime discusses his job at the Land Between the Lakes Wildlife Refuge. He recalls the Refuge starting in 1937 and offers a brief history. DeLime began employment in 1946. His duties included trapping deer and turkey and relocating them to other parts of Kentucky to rebuild wildlife populations. He mentions other wildlife in the park such as bobcat, beaver, mink and fox. He also explains their activities and habits. DeLime departed the region in 1950.
Biographical / Historical note: John L. DeLime was employed by the National Park Service in Kentucky, Florida, Virginia, Louisiana and Tennessee from 1946 until his retirement.
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Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Land Between The Lakes (Ky. and Tenn.) – History.
Wildlife refuges – Kentucky.
Wildlife management – Kentucky.
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