Wetlands to Improve with New Water-Control Structure

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) – A water-control structure has been installed to improve wetlands that provide a winter home to more than 30,000 ducks in the Mississippi Delta. The Nature Conservancy says the new structure allows workers, for the first time, to manage the forested wetland system in Mathews Brake National Wildlife Refuge. The group says wetland and waterfowl habitat in the refuge had previously decreased by 55 percent because of low water.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s