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Reeds Waterfowl Management Area

Town: Orford


County: Grafton


Acres: 64


Acquisition History:  The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department purchased Reeds Marsh from Donald and Edna Reed in 1973 with funding provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife Restoration Program.

 

Description: Reeds Marsh WMA is open pond and marshland adjacent to the Connecticut River. A small, 5 acre old field, provides habitat diversity.

 

Common Wildlife: This property supports migratory and breeding waterfowl, marsh wrens, blue heron, red fox, beaver, mink, and muskrat.

 

Directions: From the center of Orford, at the intersection of Routes 10 and 25, take Rte 10 south. In one mile, on the right hand side, an access road leads to a small parking area for cartop boat access.


DeLorme N.H. Atlas and Gazetteer coordinates: Page 38, C1

 

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A User-Pay, User-Benefit Program


Wildlife RestorationThis Wildlife Management Area was funded in part by the Federal Aid in Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program. Your purchases of hunting equipment and ammunition make a difference to New Hampshire's wildlife resources and our way of life. Learn more.

 

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