Davy Crockett National Forest


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Davy Crockett National Forest

Address:Rt 1
Box 55 FS
Kennard, TX 75847

Phone:936-655-2299
Fax:936-655-2817
Web: www.southernregion.fs.fed.us/texas
Size: 161,000 acres.
Location:East-central Texas. Accessible by US 287; TX 7, 94, and 103. Nearby cities/towns include Crockett, Groveton, and Lufkin.
Facilities:Campground, dispersed camping, picnic sites, trails, beach and bathhouse, amphitheater.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, horseback riding.
Special Features:Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area, a camp built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps surrounding a 45-acre lake; 3,040-acre Big Slough Wilderness Area; 20-mile-long Four C National Recreation Trail.

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Fish communities of ten streams in the Davy Crockett National Forest were sampled for 12 months in 1994 and 1995.
The Davy Crockett National Forest is one of four national forests in Texas and includes several streams within and around its boundaries.
Secondary objectives were to compile a species list for the study streams and develop baseline data for future studies in the Davy Crockett National Forest.
Forest Service had no record of this species occurring in the Davy Crockett National Forest.
Ten streams located in the Davy Crockett National Forest and five streams located in the Angelina National Forest of eastern Texas were surveyed during 1995 and 1996 to determine species composition and abundance of freshwater mussels.
The 65,360-hectare Davy Crockett National Forest (DCNF) lies in the Neches and Trinity river basins with the Neches River serving as the eastern boundary (Fig.
Live mussels were not found in Austin Branch, Camp Creek and Lynch Creek in the Davy Crockett National Forest, nor in Harvey Creek and Turkey Creek in the Angelina National Forest.
Also, an ichthyological study conducted by Kelly (1995) found that these two streams had the highest Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scores of the ten study streams in the Davy Crockett National Forest.
Air and soil temperatures on a poorly drained saline soil in the Davy Crockett National Forest near Apple Springs, Texas were monitored weekly under three forest conditions for 2.
A study to monitor soil, water and salt movement under three different forest conditions (undisturbed control, and two methods of clearing) was conducted on a saline soil in the Davy Crockett National Forest near Apple Springs, Texas.
The study was conducted on a saline soil in the Davy Crockett National Forest near Apple Springs, Texas, about 200 kilometers (km) north of Houston and 250 km southeast of Dallas.
Forest Service to use the study site located in the Davy Crockett National Forest, and helpful cooperation from personnel in the Service's offices at Lufkin and Apple Springs, Texas are greatfully acknowledged.