A large, state-owned, natural area featuring diked wetlands and a variety of wetland and herbaceous cover types.

Ornithological Summary

Supports a variety of important wetland species, most notably the Northern Harrier and American Bittern.


Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Division.


Dominated by herbaceous wetland cover, with earthen dikes for managing the water levels.

Land Use

Wildlife Management is primary goal, with human uses secondary.

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