Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge

Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge (HM1ED8)

Location: Muleshoe, TX 79347 Bailey County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 57.014', W 102° 44.52'

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Founded in 1935 as a wintering area for migratory waterfowl, Muleshoe Wildlife Refuge is on the "central flyway" in a chain of refuges from Mexico to Canada. Migrating birds begin arriving in August and remain until April. The largest wintering concentration of sandhill cranes in North America is most noticeable here from October through March. The site, covering over 5,000 acres, provides habitat for many other species of birds and wildlife. Muleshoe is one of several national wildlife refuges in Texas that protect migratory waterfowl, endangered wildlife species, or unique natural habitats.
HM NumberHM1ED8
Marker Number3530
Year Placed1985
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 6:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 708663 N 3758934
Decimal Degrees33.95023333, -102.74200000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 57.014', W 102° 44.52'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 57' 0.84" N, 102° 44' 31.20" W
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Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1759 Co Rd 1248, Muleshoe TX 79347, US
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