Wildlife & Habitat

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Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge is home to a variety of wildlife species associated with its habitat. The mosaic of habitats include bottomland hardwood forest, open water, seasonal and permanent wetlands, uplands, grasslands, and croplands. 

  • Birds

    Over 200 species of our feathered friends can be found on the refuge.

    Learn more about birds on the refuge...

  • Mammals

    Big and small, the refuge is abundant with furry creatures.

    Find out more about mammals...

  • Reptiles and Amphibans

    The Clarks River and its surrounding wetlands provide great habitat for amphibians and reptiles.

    See some of the common species...

  • Fish

    Many fish species swim in the Clarks River and the few ponds found on the refuge.

    Discover who some of them are...

  • Invertebrates

    The number of species without a backbone is large, and there are many on the Refuge.

    Find out who some of these spineless critters are...

  • Endangered Species

    While no Endangered Species have been found on the refuge, there are three expected to be here.

    Learn about those three...

  • Habitats

    Habitat for wildlife is home. It's where they find food, water, and shelter.

    Discover more about what our wildlife calls home...