Wetland Restoration on Waterfowl Production Areas

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Fergus Falls Fish and Game Club
Start Date
October 2011
End Date
June 2014
Counties Affected
Project Overview
Hamburg Hunting and Fishing Club purposes to purchase 85 ares near Severance Lake on the border of the High Island Creek Watershed and Bevens Creek Watershed. The primary purpose is wildlife habitat and public access for hunting and nature enjoyment. The parcel consists of 51 acres of cropland and 34 acres of existing habitat that is under a USFWS private lands easement. The cropland will be restored to a diveres mixture of native prairie and wetland plants. This will enhance the overall area for wildlife habitat. The land is located on the fringe of the metropolitan area where there is a great need for increased public access for hunting and other nature enjoyment.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
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