A large landscape dominated by upland deciduous forests, with smaller pockets of confierous forest and herbaceous openland.

Ornithological Summary

Supports the state's densest breeding population of Red-shouldered Hawks.


Primarily Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment.


A largely forested IBA dominated in Northern Hardwoods and Aspen. Oak, pine, and other deciduous and mixed forest cover types are well-represented. Lesser areas of shrub and emergent wetland, shrub, grassland, and agricultural fields are present.

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