The Nature Conservancy purchased an 11,255.51-acre core tract from the Fisher Lumber Company, a subsidiary of General Motors Corporation. The Conservancy then sold the land to the USFWS over a span of 5 years.
Cocodrie Bayou is designated as a state scenic river.
The bottomland hardwoods at Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) have been noted as some of the last remaining, least disturbed timber in the Mississippi River Delta.
For a list of recent bird sightings, click here.
DRAFT Moist Soil and Cropland Management Plan and Supporting Documents. (Public Comment Period: May 17, 2013 - June 10, 2013)
Refuge Hunting Seasons
The only seasons open are those listed in this brochure.