Watonwan Waterfowl Production Area

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The Watonwan Waterfowl Production Area is located approximately 3 miles east of Madelia on Watonwan County Road 9 then approximately 1/4 mile east on Blue Earth County Road 30.

This 279 acre waterfowl production area includes a combination of oak savanna, native grasses and forbs and prairie wetlands habitat. This unit boast some of the highest forb concentrations in Blue Earth County and his home to many pollinators and a large variety of song birds. The area has also been home to a pair of breeding Eagles for several years. A large variety of waterfowl & shore birds can be found in the wetlands component.

Minnesota Pheasants, Inc. – Blue Earth County Chapter has provided funding for restoration on this unit.