Name of Project: Restoration of Big Creek Wetlands at Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge
Number of Trees to be Planted: 21,750
Directly Benefits: A variety of bird species
Location: Augusta, Arkansas
American Forests is partnering with the US Fish & Wildlife Service to reforest an area that has been designated as a Continentally Important Bird Area by the American Bird Conservancy. Canada geese, herons, woodland ducks, and many other bird species use this wetland area for permanent habitat or as a stopping point when migrating.
Efforts such as this are vital to restoring the damaged habitats of migratory birds. The USFWS has restored 860 total acres at this site to date.
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