Lacassine NWR, in Cameron Parish in southwestern Louisiana, was established on 12/30/37 by Executive Order
No. 7780 as "a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife." The refuge is nearly 35,000 acres
in size, including 653 acres leased from the Cameron Parish School Board. The vegetation types occurring on the refuge are
primarily water tolerant grasses, sedges, and shrubs. Vegetation in the undeveloped marshes is dominated by bulltongue and
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