The Nature Conservancy purchased an 11,255.51-acre core tract from the Fisher Lumber Company, a subsidiary
of General Motors Corporation. The Conservancy then sold the land to the USFWS over a span of 5 years.
is designated as a state scenic river.
The bottomland hardwoods at Bayou Cocodrie NWR have been noted as some of the
last remaining, least disturbed timber in the Mississippi River Delta.Click Here To Read More...