Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge, 509 Wildlife Rd, Gilbertown
The Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge is a 4,218 acre National Wildlife Refuge located along the Tombigbee River near Coffeeville, Alabama. Named after the Choctaw tribe, it was established to provide a wood duck brood habitat and serve as a protected wintering area for waterfowl.
Of the 4,218 acres of the Show more... refuge, approximately 1,802 acres of lakes, sloughs, and creeks, 2,265 acres of bottomland hardwoods, and 151 acres of croplands and moist soil units. The facility has a four person staff with a $882,000 annual budget.
The refuge also manages an additional 236 acres in perpetual conservation easements in eight parcels in Monroe, Sumter and Conecuh counties.