Panther Swamp NWR is managed as part of the Theodore Roosevelt Complex. A National Wildlife Refuge Complex is an administrative grouping of two or more refuges, wildlife management areas or other refuge conservation areas that are primarily managed from a central office location. Refuges are grouped into a complex structure because they occur in a similar ecological region, such as a watershed or specific habitat type, and have a related purpose and management needs. Typically, a project leader or complex manager oversees the general management of all refuges within the complex and refuge managers are responsible for operations at specific refuges. Supporting staff, composed of administrative, law enforcement, refuge manager, biological, fire, visitor services, and maintenance professionals, are centrally located and support all refuges within the complex.
Other refuges in the Theodore Roosevelt Complex include: Yazoo NWR, Hillside NWR, Morgan Brake NWR, Mathews Brake NWR, Holt Collier NWR, and Theodore Roosevelt NWR. The Refuge Complex headquarters is located at Panther Swamp NWR, 12595 MS HWY 149, Yazoo City, MS 39194.
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Hunting or fishing requires the TR Complex Annual Public Use Permit. Permits are available at Panther Swamp NWR and Yazoo NWR offices with a $15 check or money order.