Cache River National Wildlife Refuge


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Cache River National Wildlife Refuge

Address:26320 Hwy 33 S
Augusta, AR 72006

Phone:870-347-2614
Fax:870-347-2908
Web: cacheriver.fws.gov
Established: 1986.
Location:Along the Cache River and Bayou DeView in Jackson, Woodruff, Prairie, and Monroe counties.
Facilities:None.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hunting.
Special Features:This area of the Cache River is nationally known for it excellent waterfowl hunting. It is the single most important wintering area for mallards in North America, and contains the only population of native black bears in Arkansas.
Habitats: 62,000 acres of bottomland hardwood forest in the middle and lower Cache River Basin.
Access: Unlimited.
Wild life: Waterfowl, turkey, squirrel, rabbit, deer.

See other parks in Arkansas.
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It culminated in the 1984 federal authorization to establish the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, a move that perpetually protected the basin from future channelization efforts.
1984: Cache River National Wildlife Refuge is authorized, establishing the refuge along the Cache River and Bayou DeView and conserving nearly 50,000 acres.
Fish & Wildlife Service rushed to create Cache River National Wildlife Refuge in 1986, protecting what undisturbed tracts they could, purchasing others already converted to agriculture, and replanting trees.
They don't call it the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge for nothing
The strongest recent evidence: seven sightings and 4 seconds of blurry video from the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge in Arkansas.
Today's compelling evidence of ivory-billed woodpeckers in protected land near the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge in Arkansas is cause for celebration, and for reflection on what we've done right to protect the land that has been a hidden home to these mysterious birds for decades.
In April, it was announced that the ivory-billed woodpecker had been rediscovered in the 5,000-acre Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, the first confirmed sighting of the bird in the wild since 1944.
All the sightings reported in Science took place in the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge.
While kayaking in the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge on Feb.
Fish and Wildlife Service announced plans for a proposed Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, including lands to be acquired with more than $3 million from federal duck stamp sales.
Fish and Wildlife Service will receive from the Potlatch Corporation bottomland hardwood acreage located along the White River, between the existing Cache River National Wildlife Refuge and the White River National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Arkansas.
11, 2004, when Gene Sparling, kayaking in the bayous of Arkansas's Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, saw a large, red-crested woodpecker.