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Arkansas: Comments Needed on Management Plan for the Felsenthal and Overflow National Refuges

Thursday, June 10, 2010

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a plan to guide management of the Felsenthal and Overflow National Wildlife Refuges for the next 15 years. 

Felsenthal is a 65,000-acre refuge established as a result of a Corps of Engineers' Ouachita and Black Rivers Navigation Project.  Overflow is a 13,000-acre refuge that was created to protect one of the remaining bottomland hardwood forests within the watershed of Overflow Creek along the Mississippi waterfowl flyway.  Felsenthal offers quota hunts for white tailed deer and turkey, and offers waterfowl, squirrel, rabbit, raccoon, and opossum hunts. 

Management Alternative B proposes to create additional hunting opportunities for youth and hunters with disabilities where feasible.  Overflow offers similar hunt programs and proposes making hunting opportunities more accessible for hunters with disabilities and opening the Oakwood unit to deer hunting.  The plan can be viewed at http://southeast.fws.gov/planning under "Draft CCP Documents." 

The Service is accepting comments until July 7th and comments may be emailed to bernie_peterson@fws.gov.  For further information, you may call 601-965-4903.  It is important to the future of hunting on these refuges that hunters comment on this draft plan.  You can be assured that anti-hunters and animal rights activists will file comments urging the Service to reduce or eliminate the hunt programs. 

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