Lake
Seminole WMA is owned by the US Army Corps of Engineers and has been under lease
to GA, DNR since 1961.  It is composed of
numerous islands of varying sizes and shoreline of varying widths.  The water levels and depths vary thus
providing excellent wintering  waterfowl
habitat.  The woodlands are mixed pines,
hardwood.  Only one island has had any
timber harvesting since the lease was signed.

Ornithological Summary

With the
shallow water depths and excessive amounts of Eurasian Watermilfoil and Hydrilla,
excellent winter habitat is available for diving ducks.  At present, Lake Seminole has the largest
wintering flock of Canvasback Ducks found in GA.  There is also excellent habitat for songbirds
throughout the shore areas.  Excellent
Wood Duck habitat is found throughout the area, both nesting and wintering.

Conservation Issues

Large sections are coltrol burned each year.
Alligators
Siltation
Noxious vegitation

Ownership

Resource Mgr. U.S. Army Corps of EngineersChattahoochee, FLContact: Terry Kile, GA DNR2024 Nowton RoadAlbany, GA  31708Phone: 912-430-4254

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