Pocosin Lakes NWR Brochure

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Pocosin Lakes NWR Brochure

This brochure provides a general overview of the history, wildlife, and management of Pocosin Lakes NWR.

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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...