Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1977, encompasses about 7,400 acres in Holmes County along the ecological border between the Mississippi alluvial plain and loessal hills in the biologically and culturally unique Delta region of Mississippi. The refuge is known for large numbers of wintering waterfowl and is home to more than 250 bird species.
Management activities at Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge focus on moist-soil management, water management, forest management, as well as public hunting and fishing, control, research, education and interpretation.
Other Facilities in this Complex
Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge is one of nine refuges that make up the Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Each refuge in the complex plays vital role to conserving our nation's resources. 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 complexbecause 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 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.
Checkout the list below of the other Refuges within the Complex, and visit each one for new and different experiences!