Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
Management Tools Small picture collage - Marshland - Geese walking in shallow water
  • Cooperative farming on 1,150 refuge acres, with 20% of crops left in the field for wildlife food and cover.

  • Impoundment management for waterfowl and wading birds. This includes two moist soil units, one green-tree-reservoir, and several flooded crop impoundments.

  • Timber management, including selective thinning.

  • Field border and old field management. These activities include planting native warm season grasses and annuals, discing areas to promote native vegetation, and leaving buffer strips on farm field edges.

  • Prescribed burning to maintain and enhance refuge habitats, and to prevent wildfires.

  • Deer herd management with public hunting.

  • Bird banding, including wood ducks and migratory songbirds.

  • Refuge Law Enforcement.

  • Partnerships with various, agencies, and individuals to achieve landscape-based goals.
Last Updated: 1/31/13