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Bayside Resaca Area

Bayside Resaca Area
Bayside Resaca Area

Bayside Resaca Area, located within Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, contains an excellent example of a resaca, (meandering channel) that supports a variety of vegetation, including several types of coastal salt marsh communities. The site provides habitat for a number of rare and unusual bird species that enter the United States only at the southern tip of Texas.

Location: Cameron County, TX

Year designated: 1980

Acres: 5,766

Ownership: Federal

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012