Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge

Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Hillside NWR
1562 Providence Rd
Cruger, MS 38924

Phone:662-235-4989
Fax:662-235-5303
Web: morganbrake.fws.gov
Established: 1977.
Location:Central Mississippi, about 60 miles north of Jackson.
Activities:Hunting, fishing, hiking, wildlife observation, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge is located on the former site of a commercial catfish farm that included 55 ponds. It is noted for large numers of wintering waterfowl which have exceeded 100,000 ducks in recent years. Approximately 250 species of birds use the refuge, which is an important migration stopover.
Habitats: 7,381 acres of bottomland and upland hardwoods, cypress/tupelo brakes, croplands, and ponds.
Access: Year round during daylight hours.
Wild life: Ducks, cattle egret, black-crowned night heron, bald eagles, golden eagles, blue jay, butterflies, deer, squirrel, rabbit, American alligator, and raccoon.

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