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Resource Management

Resource Management

The Refuge is managed primarily for migratory birds, which need a variety of habitats for feeding, courtship, and nesting. Many other species benefit too. Management practices include manipulating water levels in 17 individual Refuge impoundments, prescribed fire, and invasive species control.

Units Planned for Water Draw-down 2017   

The wetland unit surrounding the Egret Trail floating boardwalk is also in the second
season of a drawdown (water removal) to stimulate the regrowth of a
diversity of native plants that provide food for wildlife. Water levels
will increase in the wetland unit starting in the fall of 2017.

Last Updated: May 17, 2017
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