Update on the auto tour closure scheduled for tomorrow -
we will be shutting the auto tour to vehicles starting around 8:00 a.m.
tomorrow and it will be closed the majority of the day. However you may still
park in the main parking lot and hike the Redhead Trail, Red Fox Trail and the
western portion of the paved auto tour route only - please avoid the Egret
Trail area as staff will be working in that area with trucks and access will be
Staff will be working to remove non-native koi and
goldfish that were illegally released into the marsh. Please help us spread the
word that non-native species can threaten native animals and their habitats!
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Originally established for this species, the Refuge supports the largest nesting population of redhead ducks east of the Mississippi River. Thousands use the marsh each year.