The fertile soils of this bottomland floodplain make Little River National Wildlife Refuge home to 11 state-champion trees.State Champion Trees
About the NWRS
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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The Little River National Wildlife Refuge is one of the few places in Oklahoma where this most secretive of birds has been known to nest. Lucky visitors might see it probing under leaves and flipping them in search of insects. Or listen in the forest for its loud, ringing call.
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Photo by Berlin Heck.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Aug 17, 2016