Site Details

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Printable Checklist Shield Prairie WMA - Muscatine County

GPS Coordinates: 41.4789820014964, -91.1273109912872

Management: State

Description: First land purchased with Chickadee Check-off funds. 80 acres. Henslow's Sparrow has been seen here. High ground Sand Prairie with a wet area in a swale. Site has not been cultivated in the past.

Habitat: Sand Prairie with native grasses and one wetland area

Directions: From intersection of Hwy 61 and X54/ Mulberry Ave. NNW 1.14 miles to Bayfield Rd., turn left to W for 1.78 miles and turn right N on Seven Springs Rd. for .83 miles to parking on the right

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