East Cove National Wildlife Refuge
|East Cove National Wildlife Refuge|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map of the United States
|Location||Cameron Parish, Louisiana|
|Nearest city||Lake Charles, Louisiana|
|Area||14,927 acres (60.41 km2)|
|Governing body||U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service|
|Website||East Cove National Wildlife Refuge|
It is managed by the Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge office as part of the Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
Wildlife and habitat
Nineteen miles of lake shore levee and five water control structures are used to control water and salinity levels in this wetland.