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The Holt Collier
Holt Collier
National Wildlife Refuge
National Wildlife Refuge
is one of seven refuges in the Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex
and is a 1,400-acre (567 ha) National Wildlife Refuge
National Wildlife Refuge
located on Bogue Phalia near Darlove, Mississippi. The Refuge was named after Holt Collier (1846–1936), a Confederate veteran, cowboy, and tracker; and was created in order to provide a habitat and resources for over 250 songbirds.[1][2] Moreover, approximately 1,000 acres (4 km2) has been set aside for reforestation.[2] History[edit] Holt Collier
Holt Collier
National Wildlife Refuge
National Wildlife Refuge
is the only refuge to be named in honor of an African American. Before 2004 the Farmers Home Administration managed the lands for the purpose of conservation until they were transferred to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.[3] References[edit]

^ Holt Collier
Holt Collier
National Wildlife Refuge, Accessed 30 November 2015. ^ a b Wildlife and Habitat Management, Accessed July 10, 2007.<--Broken link, November 2015. ^ Excerpt from Holt Collier's biography Accessed November 18, 2015.

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