Little River National Wildlife Refuge

Little River National Wildlife Refuge

Address:PO Box 340
Broken Bow, OK 74728

Phone:580-584-6211
Web: www.fws.gov/southwest/refuges/oklahoma/littleriver
Established: 1987.
Location:Southeastern Oklahoma in Broken Bow.
Facilities:Boat ramps.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hunting, hiking.
Special Features:Refuge is the only known nesting locatin in Oklahoma for Swainson's warbler, a secretive songbird that winters in the Caribbean.
Habitats: 15,000 acres of low, wet bottomland with old oxbows and sloughs with cypress.
Access: Year round.
Wild life: Migratory waterfowl, primarily mallards and wood ducks. Also Swainson's warbler, flycatchers, swallows, vireos, snakes, swamp rabbits, raccoons, alligator, and beaver.

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<br />Of the remaining money, $316,000 will go to rehabilitate the Oklahoma Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office Building and repair public access parking and the Observation Tower on Route #103 in Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge; $245,000 will go to rehabilitate Sand Creek Fishing Access Road in Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge; $173,000 will go to repair Black Creek Public Access Road and Parking in Little River National Wildlife Refuge; and $84,000 will go to replace the public use pavilion on Looney Tract in Ozark Plateau National Wildlife Refuge.
From 24-28 October 1990, we collected small mammals at several locations within the Little River National Wildlife Refuge (LRNWR), McCurtain Co., Oklahoma.

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