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Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

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Published by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National parks and reserves -- North Carolina,
  • National parks and reserves -- Virginia,
  • Wildlife refuges -- North Carolina,
  • Wildlife refuges -- Virginia,
  • Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (Va. and N.C.)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[18] p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15338775M

    Get this from a library! Great Dismal Swamp: National Wildlife Refuge: birds.. [U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.;]. The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is the largest intact remnant of a vast habitat that once covered more than one million acres of southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. Formal protection of this resource began in , when the Union Camp Corporation (a local forest products company) donaacres to The Nature Conservancy. The Nature Location: Desert Road, Suffolk, , Virginia.

    Virginia Beach is home to Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Virginia Beach is a walkable city travelers enjoy for top attractions such as the live music venues and fun sporting events. If you're looking for things to do in the area, you may want to check out Virginia Beach Boardwalk and Virginia Beach Town Center. The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge stretches over more than , acres in parts of Suffolk, Chesapeake and northeastern North : Bill Bartel.

    Lake Drummond/Dismal Swamp NWR Situated in the middle of The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, is two and one-half miles across and miles from the nearest paved road. One of only two natural lakes in Virginia, it is over 20 feet above sea level, unique for a US eastern coastal swamp. Situated in Chesapeake, this hotel is mi ( km) from Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge and within 9 mi (15 km) of Chesapeake Square Mall and Frank D Lawrence Stadium. United States Lightship Portsmouth and Children's Museum of Virginia are also within 9 .


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The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is the largest intact remnant of a vast habitat that once covered more than one million acres of southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.

Learn more about the refuge. Hunting on the refuge is for American black bear and White-tailed deer. Hunts take place each October and November on designated dates, 12 for deer hunting and 6 for bear hunting, and in designated hunt areas. The two hunts occur on the same dates.

Each hunt requires a special refuge hunt permit as well as the appropriate state hunting licenses. Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Search COVID Update: To limit the spread of the coronavirus, attractions may be closed or have partial closures.4/5(). The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was created in to help protect and preserve a portion of the Great Dismal Swamp, a marshy region on the Coastal Plain of southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina between Norfolk, Virginia, and Elizabeth City, North Carolina in the United is located in parts of the independent cities of Governing body: U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service. Lake Drummond at Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia, image by Rebecca Wynn for USFWS (CC BY ) And it’s understandable why people called the swamp “dismal.” Temperatures can reach over degrees. It’s humid and soggy, filled with thorns and thickets, teeming with all sorts of dangerous and unpleasant wildlife.

Along the Great Dismal Swamp's eastern edge runs the Dismal Swamp Canal, completed in The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was created in when the Union Camp Corporation of Franklin, Virginia, dona acres ( km 2) of land after centuries of logging and other human activities devastated the swamp's ecosystems.

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Suffolk, VA. K likes. The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is a place of both ecological and historical significance.

Come check it /5(38). E stablished inthe Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge consists of overacres of forested wetlands in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The 3, acre Lake Drummond lies at the center of the swamp, with the Feeder Ditch connecting the lake to the Dismal Swamp Canal to the east.

Also, if you book your Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge vacation package in Norfolk - Virginia Beach with Travelocity, you’ll get access to our best travel discounts. Whatever time of year you choose to visit Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Norfolk - Virginia Beach, it’s always a good idea to reserve a package deal.

On the anniversary of George Washington's birthday inUnion Camp Corporation made a donation of acre holding in the swamp, land that is the core of today's ,acre Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is located in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.

The refuge consists of overacres of forested wetlands. Lake Drummond, at 3, acres and the largest natural Views: K. - The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is the largest intact remnant of a vast habitat that once covered more than one million acres of southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina 4/5().

One tract of land totaling acres found adjacent to the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is made up of mixed uplands and seasonal wetlands. The forest varies in age adding to the diversity of species and interest. There are a few trails and old roads found throughout the area, which can offer access to adventurous outdoor experiences.

Established inthe Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge consists of overacres of forested wetlands in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.

The 3, acre Lake Drummond lies at the center of the swamp, with the Feeder Ditch connecting the lake to the Dismal Swamp Canal to the east. The refuge is a favorite with sportsmen for hunting for Location: Desert Road, Suffolk,VA. The Great Dismal Swamp, now reduced by draining and development, is managed as a federal wildlife refuge.

The once-notorious panthers are gone, but. The Great Dismal Swamp, located in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina has long been recognized as a mysterious place and a place in which people have easily lost their way. During slavery, many African Americans used the Great Dismal Swamp as a means to find their freedom.

Because of this, inthe Great Dismal Swamp became the first National Location: Desert Road, Suffolk,VA. Welcome to the Friends of Great Swamp NWR Website. Our independent, non-profit organization is committed to protecting and supporting Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. The 8, acre Refuge, located in Morris County, New Jersey, provides excellent recreational opportunities for visitors as well as protecting valuable habitat for wildlife.

Image Source: Dismal Swamp Canal Welcome Center. Inthe Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was established. Its purpose is to protect the swamp’s ecosystem, which includes a wide range of animal and plant life.

Its forests include trees of pine, Atlantic white cedar and sweet-gum oak. Also, if you book your Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge vacation package in United States of America with Travelocity, you’ll get access to our best travel discounts.

Whatever time of year you choose to visit Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in United States of America, it’s always a good idea to reserve a package deal. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S.

Fish & Wildlife Service, []. Description. Comprised of nearlyacres of forested wetlands, canals, ponds, lakes, sphagnum bogs, evergreen shrubs, and marshy borders, the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is the largest site on the Coastal section of the Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail.

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is aacre seasonally flooded wetland forest located in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The Dismal Swamp today is only a.Comprised on nearlyacres of forested wetlands, canals, ponds, lakes, sphagnum bogs, evergreen shrubs, and marshy boarders, the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is the largest entity of the Coastal Phase of the Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail.

The refuge may be explored via 40 miles of nearly level trails and on: Desert Road, Lake Drummond Wildlife Drive, Suffolk,VA.