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Property Listing

Bogue Chitto (McWilliams Tract)

Louisiana, St. Tammany County

Size: 1,317 acres
Price: $1,053,600

The property will be sold with a conservation servitude as described below.

Description

The Bogue Chitto (McWilliams Tract) consists of 1,317 acres with approximately 3 miles of river frontage along the Bogue Chitto River. The tract, which supports fishing, deer, and water fowl hunting is located just south of Sun, Louisiana.

Primary Conservation Objective

Maintain a habitat free from sand and gravel mining, which would most likely negatively impact the adjacent forested wetlands and downstream fisheries.

Biodiversity Highlights

The tract is within the Pearl River Basin, which supports at least 6 globally-rare aquatic species, is a habitat to Louisiana black bear, and is considered one of the most important stopover areas for trans-Gulf migrant songbirds.

Qualifications and Restrictions

The property will be sold with a conservation servitude.

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Additional Photos

Food plots, © TNC

North boundary at WST power line looking west, © TNC

Main road looking north towards camp, © TNC

Maps

Aerial showing boundary, trails, R.O.Ws

Contact

For more information, please contact:

Jim Bergan
P.O. Box 4125
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821

Phone: 225-338-1040
E-mail: jbergan@tnc.org

 

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