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Alligator River
Cedar Island
Currituck
Mattamuskeet
Mackay Island
Pea Island
Pocosin Lakes
Roanoke River
Swanquarter

The Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society is the official non-profit support group for National Wildlife Refuges in Eastern North Carolina Information below was released by USFWS and is available on their website at #NCRefuges News 
National Wildlife Refuges in North Carolina
Coastal North Carolina National Wildlife Refuge Complex Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
100 Conservation Way (P. O. Box 1969)
Manteo, NC 27954
252-473-1132

Contact Bonnie Strawser 252-473-1132 X 230
or Steve Brumfield X 224
INFORMATION BULLETIN
For Immediate Release
June 30, 2020
Final Pocosin Lakes Refuge Water Resource and Inventory and Assessment (WRIA) Is Now Available
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
Photo Credit: Sara Ward/USFWS

Caption: The Final Pocosin Lakes NWR Water Resource and Inventory and Assessment (WRIA) is now available.  This report is an important resource because it complements the recently released, Draft Water Management Plan / Environmental Assessment The WRIA helps document monitoring and infrastructure locations on the Refuge, provides an in-depth literature review of the hydrology and natural setting of the region, and identifies water resource threats and needs that the Refuge faces.

(Above) Sunrise at Lake Phelps shoreline

(Below) The WRIA report includes valuable information about the water resources and infrastructure on the refuge, including sites like this Clayton Blocks restoration area.

Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is one of nine national wildlife refuges in the Coastal North Carolina National Wildlife Refuges Complex