Holt Collier National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Wildlife and Habitat Management

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Reforestation Area. Credit: USFWS, Lamar Dorris

Located strategically in the Mississippi Flyway, the Holt Collier National Wildlife Refuge will provide habitat and resources for more than 250 songbirds, wading birds, waterfowl, and raptor species including prothonotary warblers, great crested flycatchers, eastern kingbird, dickcissels, indigo buntings, bobolinks, roseate spoonbills, white ibis, great blue and little blue herons, black-crowned night herons, snowy egrets, green herons, wood storks, mallards, blue and green-winged teal, American wigeon, pintail, shovelers, gadwalls, Mississippi kites, northern harrier, sharp-shinned, Cooper’s, broad-winged, Kestrel and red-tailed hawks in addition to resident mammals.

Approximately 1,000 acres of marginal agricultural lands have already been reforested with native bottomland tree species that will produce a rich source of food for wildlife in 15-20 years. To learn more about Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex’s reforestation projects, go to Forest Management.


Last updated: August 19, 2008