Welcome to Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge

Welcome to Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge (HM1JNJ)

Location: Neosho Rapids, KS 66864
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 20.577', W 95° 57.055'

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Preserving a Haven for Wildlife
Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1966 as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers John Redmond Reservoir flood control project. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service managers 18,463 acres upstream of the reservoir, most of which are in the floodplain of the Neosho River. Refuge habitats, consisting of prairie grasslands, bottomland hardwood timber, wetlands, and cropland are managed to provide food and habitat for migratory birds and resident wildlife.
The Refuge is an important resting area for waterfowl migrating through Kansas. Thousands of mallards, blue-winged teal, Canada geese, and snow geese can be seen on the Refuge during their spring and fall migrations. The Refuge also provides valuable habitat for shorebirds, bald eagles, wild turkey, bobwhite quail, bobcats, white-tailed deer, and many species of warblers.
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Placed ByU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 242102 N 4247989
Decimal Degrees38.34295000, -95.95091667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 20.577', W 95° 57.055'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 20' 34.62" N, 95° 57' 3.3" W
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Area Code(s)620
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2101-2169 Angus Rd, Neosho Rapids KS 66864, US
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