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William B. Clark Preserve
Site Description and Habitats
The preserve, which is owned by the Nature Conservancy of Tennessee, contains 500 acres of bottomland floodplain forest along the Wolf River. The site is wet but contains a mix of flooded and non-flooded sites. A boardwalk extends into a tupelo/cypress swamp. The trail to the boardwalk follows the top bank of the Wolf River and affords good views of river habitats.
The heart of the preserve wad donated to the Nature Conservancy of TN in 1993 by Mr. William "Buck" Clark Jr. in honor of his father.
Bird species of interest
Spring and Fall Migration: Nearly all transient warblers, vireos, thrushes and flycatchers are found annually. Golden-winged Warbler tends to occur in fall. Blackpoll (spring only), Hooded, Kentucky, Swainson’s Warblers, Philadelphia Vireo, and Rose-breasted Grosbeaks can be found. Swainson’s Thrushes can be common in migration. Baltimore Oriole may be found.
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