Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge Article

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Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Fall migration at Clarence Cannon NWR (6366882263).jpg
Fall migration, Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge, November 2011
Map showing the location of Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge
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Location Pike County, Missouri, United States
Nearest city Annada, Missouri
Coordinates 39°16′01″N 90°47′03″W / 39.26699°N 90.78429°W / 39.26699; -90.78429 [1]
CLARENCE CANNON NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE Latitude and Longitude:

39°16′01″N 90°47′03″W / 39.26699°N 90.78429°W / 39.26699; -90.78429 [1]
Area3,750 acres (15.2 km2)
Established1964
Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Website Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge

The 3,750-acre (15.2 km2) Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge is located in the floodplain of the Mississippi River, adjacent to Pool No. 25 in Pike County, Missouri. The refuge's diversity of habitats supports waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and songbirds. Although it is protected by a levee, the refuge provides flood storage in periods of high water.

Clarence Cannon Refuge is managed by Great River National Wildlife Refuge, which is part of the Mark Twain National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.

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

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