Tensas River Refuge Association


Who We Are

We are the Tensas River Refuge Association (TRRA), Legally know as Delta Support Programs, Inc.  It is our mission to assist the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge through volunteering our time and skills, enhancing and supporting all Refuge needs. 

We are a non-profit, membership organization that assists the Refuge in accomplishing its mission of wildlife management and conservation.  Through special projects and public use opportunities, the TRRA strives to nurture the beauty and integrity that lies in the Tensas River Basin.

 Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge

Nestled deep in the heart of the Delta lies the last largest tracts of Bottomland hardwood habitat, known as the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge. Its vibrant Forests contain a variety of trees, shrubs, vines, and other plants that provides a sustainable habitat for its many critters.  It is home to over 400 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish that roam free throughout the Refuges 80,000 acres.

Observationist, birders, hunters, photographers, hikers and fisherman alike are all invited to explore their wild side at the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge.

 The Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge is one part of a network of refuges devoted to conserving and restoring increasingly scarce habitat for native wildlife and migratory birds.  The refuge is nestled in the Tensas River Basin located in northeastern Louisiana. Established in 1980, Tensas River NWR was acquired in an effort to conserve the largest privately-owned tract of bottomland hardwoods remaining in the Mississippi Delta.

To learn more about the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge please visit our All About the Tensas page or http://www.fws.gov/tensasriver/ 


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