Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge

The National Wildlife Refuge System is the largest network of lands in the nation dedicated to wildlife conservation, with 565 national wildlife refuges covering more than 150 million acres. A hundred years in the making, the refuge system is a network of habitats that benefits wildlife, provides unparalleled outdoor experiences for all Americans, and protects a healthy environment.

Great Thicket NWR is currently in an interim period which is defined by policy as the “time between establishment of a new refuge… and the completion of an approved Comprehensive Conservation Plan.

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