Michigan Audubon Sanctuary with assortment of wetland, scrub/shrub, woodland, and upland grassland habitats.

Ornithological Summary

Supports a small but sustained population of nesting Henslow's Sparrows. Wetland species are well-represented, as well as some Carolinian forest species.

Conservation Issues

Woody encroachment is a potential threat, but continued proper management (currently MDNR LIP program) would thwart this threat.

Ownership

Michigan Audubon sanctuary.

Habitat

Managed warm season grasses in the upland grassland. Beech-maple canopy forest, flooded meadow adjoining Glass Creek with some scrub due to succession.

Land Use

Wildlife conservation is primary goal, with human uses secondary.