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Upcoming Events in the Cache River Watershed

Bellrose Waterfowl Reserve Open-Gate

[ January 7, 2012; 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. February 4, 2012; 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Bundle up and join us at Bellrose Waterfowl Reserve, an area typically closed to the public, to witness the majestic sight of ducks and geese arriving at sunset to roost on the icy water. Bellrose Waterfowl Reserve includes 400 acres of wetlands that are managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to provide food and shelter for waterfowl during migration. Staff will provide spotting scopes and binoculars. Please call ahead in the event of inclement weather or freezing temperatures (if the water freezes, there may not be many birds to watch!). For more information or to call ahead, contact Cypress Creek NWR at (618) 634-2231. Continue reading

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