Purpose: To acquire 137 acres of riverine wetlands and uplands on Perkins Game Lands. The acquisition of bottomland hardwoods (45 acres) provides valuable foraging habitat to migrating and wintering waterfowl near Hunting Creek. This project provides hunting opportunities and is managed by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.

Location: The project is located in Davie County approximately 16 miles northeast of Statesville, NC.

Acres Impacted: 137 acres

Habitat Types: Riverine Bottomland Hardwoods (45 acres)
Riverine Uplands Habitat (92 acres)

Partners: North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

Timeline: Acquisition was completed in 1989

DU Contact:

Craig LeSchack
Director of Conservation Programs
South Atlantic Field Office
3896 Leeds Ave.
Charleston, SC 29405