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Middle Mississippi River
National Wildlife Refuge


pair of canvasback ducks on the water
1293 Rocky Hollow Road
Rockwood, IL   62280
E-mail: middlemiss@fws.gov
Phone Number: 618-763-4420
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/middle_mississippi_river/
Waterfowl such as canvasbacks feed and rest at the refuge during migration.
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  Wildlife and Habitat

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Historic wetlands, including river side channels and backwater areas, are being restored and maintained whenever possible to provide habitat for migratory birds, such as herons, egrets, sandpipers and waterfowl; and native fish, such as sturgeon, paddlefish, catfish, white bass and sauger.

 
 
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