Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge, Fort Calhoun, Nebraska

Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge offers visitors a quiet habitat with a variety of wildlife and scenery. Located in Fort Calhoun on the eastern edge of Nebraska, a short 15-mile drive from Omaha on U.S. Highway 75, the area was once a collection of deposits from the Missouri River braided with eroded channels, the major one being Boyer Chute. In 1937, the chute was blocked to improve navigation along the Missouri River, which resulted in thousands of acres of destroyed natural habitat. In 1992, the refuge was founded in an effort to restore more than 4,000 acres of riparian woodland, tallgrass prairies and wetlands.

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