Purpose: To facilitate water management on 500 acres, regardless of Toledo Bend Reservoir water levels. This was accomplished through installation of a large water control structure and improved levee. The area provides excellent waterfowl habitat in the form of moist-soil plants, submerged aquatic vegetation, flooded timber, and cypress swamps. North Toledo Bend WMA is open to public hunting.

Location: Four miles southeast of Joaquin, TX (Shelby County)

Acres Impacted: 500 acres

Habitat: Forested Wetland

Partners: Texas Parks Wildlife Department
Ducks Unlimited, Inc

Timeline: Completed in 1987

DU Contact: Keith McKnight
Regional Biologist
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
1620 FM 2218
Richmond, TX 77469
(832) 595-0663