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Big Lake Field Day

Come Join the FUN ! Saturday, November 4th from 10 AM- 2 PM. There will be activities, food, games, and live animals and the event is free of charge!

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Wood Duck

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The wood duck is a beautiful bird found on the refuge year-round. It nests in cavities of bald cypress and other bottomland hardwood trees. The mother duck will lay around 8 eggs in a nest and incubate them for about 25 days.

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Learn more about Big Lake NWR through our publications page! Hunting and fishing regulations may also be found here.

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About the Complex

Central Arkansas NWR Complex

Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Central Arkansas NWR Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

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