Born Wildlife Management Area

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The Born Wildlife Management Area is located 6 miles east of Eagle Lake on Highway 14 and 1/2 mile south on County Road 37.

In 1996, Minnesota Pheasants, Inc. – Blue Earth County Chapter purchased 21 acres known as the “Priem” tract for $27,000.

In 1999, Minnesota Pheasants, Inc. – Blue Earth County Chapter purchased an additional 16 acres known as the “Pemble” tract for $26,566.  These two parcels were added to the Born WMA.  The area now contains approximately 200 acres.  Funds used to purchase these parcels came from Minnesota Pheasants, Inc. – Blue Earth County Chapter, Smiths Mill – Janesville Sportsman’s Club as well as MN Department of Natural Resources RIM match dollars.