Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge


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Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge

Address:PO Box 1439
1601 N Fraser St
Georgetown, SC 29440

Phone:843-527-8069
Web: www.fws.gov/waccamaw
Established: 1997.
Location:Portions of Horry, Georgetown, and Maion County, South Carolina.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge includes portions of Great Pee Dee, Little Pee Dee and Waccamaw Rivers. It is the northernmost nesting area for swallow-tailed kites.
Habitats: 9,506 acres of black water forested wetlands to forested and emergent wetlands.
Access: Few refuge tracts are accessible by car; call refuge office for details.
Wild life: Waterfowl, wading birds, deer, squirrel, hogs.

See other parks in South Carolina.
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Fish and Wildlife Service and Centex Homes announced today the addition of more than 850 acres of hardwood forest and wetland habitat to the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge, just south of Conway, S.
The Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge is one of the most vital, yet vulnerable landscapes in the Southeast," said Jason Johnson, The Conservation Fund's South Carolina director.
A haven for migratory birds, the 10,590-acre Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge spans portions of the Great Pee Dee and Waccamaw rivers, making up a large portion of the Winyah Bay drainage basin.
Supporting the protection of the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge is part of our company-wide commitment to balancing land conservation with responsible development," said Mike Wyatt, division president of Centex Homes' Myrtle Beach, S.
We're very pleased that this acreage has been added to the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge," said Dr.