Welcome to Saint Catherine Creek
National Wildlife Refuge
Mississippi River Dynamics - brochure
St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge, operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, was established in 1990 and is one of over 520 Refuges in the United States. The Refuge is located on the Mississippi River just South of Natchez, Mississippi and presently is comprised of 24,442 acres.
The refuge was established to:
- Provide and maintain optimum habitat for migratory waterfowl in the Mississippi Flyway
- Provide habitat and protection for endangered species, including the Bald Eagle
- Provide habitat for a natural diversity of wildlife and plant species
- Provide opportunities for wildlife oriented recreation and environmental education
Visitors to the refuge are asked to fill out daily use report cards, which can be found in the kiosks located at the entrances to the refuge.
- Click here for refuge notices and road closures.
- Click here for a Special Use Permit Form (Research Projects)
- Click here for a Special Use Permit Form (Commercial Activities)
- Click here for a Special Use Permit Form (General Activities)
- Click here for Special Use Permit Instructions.
- To view the Comprehensive Conservation Plan for St. Catherine Creek NWR, click here.
NEW! Please visit our new "Get Involved" page to learn about volunteer opportunities at St. Catherine Creek NWR!
Sunset at the refuge. Photocredit: Charman Cupit
February 21, 2014