Red River National Wildlife Refuge

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Red River National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Red River National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Red River National Wildlife Refuge
Map of the United States
Location Louisiana
Nearest city Shreveport
Coordinates 31°49′18″N 93°15′07″W / 31.82156°N 93.25195°W / 31.82156; -93.25195Coordinates: 31°49′18″N 93°15′07″W / 31.82156°N 93.25195°W / 31.82156; -93.25195
Established 2001
Governing body United States Fish and Wildlife Service

The Red River National Wildlife Refuge (established 2001) is a preservation project which will ultimately consist of approximately 50,000 acres (200 km2) of United States federal lands and water along that section of the Red River between Colfax in Grant Parish, Louisiana, and the Arkansas state line, a distance of approximately 120 miles (190 km). Currently the refuge has acquired approximately 6,000 acres (24 km2) of the proposed 50,000 acres (200 km2).

The four focus areas for land purchase are:

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 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

"The Red River National Wildlife Refuge". Retrieved 2011-08-19. 

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