Site Details

Harrier Marsh WMA - Boone County

GPS Coordinates: 42.0227733, -94.013443

Management: Multiple

Description: 423 acres of restored prairie and pothole wetlands.

Habitat: Large expanses of restored native prairie grasslands, tame grass haylands and a few crop fields farmed as wildlife food patches. All with scattered restored pothole wetlands from 1 to 20+ acres in size. Excellent area for all migrating and nesting wetland birds (waterfowl, waders, shorebirds, etc.; nesting Virginia Rails, Yellow-headed Blackbirds, Sedge Wrens, Marsh Wrens, Swamp Sparrows. Also migrating Yellow Rails, Nelson's Sparrows, LeConte's Sparrows, and wintering Lapland Longspurs

Directions: This area is located just SE of Ogden along US Highway 30. Turn south on I Ave to traverse the east side of the main tract. Also accessible from US Highway 169 on the west side, south of intersection with US 30 st south edge of Ogden.

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