Great Thicket Map

Do you live in this area?

Do you have old farm fields, mature woodlands that need revitalizing, young forests re-growing that were harvested already?

You may be able to participate in a very special effort to acquire and protect thousands of acres and in turn save the species that are in serious decline, that depend on this type of landscape.

US Fish and Wildlife Service is looking for acres of shrublands and thicket habitat to create a new Wildlife Refuge right here in our backyard…literally!

Read on!

Press release announcing the creation of Great Thicket

Announcement from US Fish and Wildlife Service

“A Perfect Thicket” on our blog – by Beth Sullivan