Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Conservation Plan

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Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Conservation Plan
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Comprehensive Conservation Plan
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A flock of hundreds of snow geese taking off from an agricultural field
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge conserves a rare type of wetland habitat, known as "pocosin," derived from a Native American word meaning "swamp on a hill." The refuge encompasses vast acres of natural wetlands, including the unique southeastern pocosin peat wetlands, open water on Pungo and...
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A bright blue sky obstructed by fluffy white clouds reflected off of a stream shot from inside a kayak
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages an unparalleled network of public lands and waters called the National Wildlife Refuge System. With more than 560 refuges spanning the country, this system protects iconic species and provides some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities on Earth.
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