North Dakota Drift Prairie VI
US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
North American Wetlands Conservation Act NAWCA
This project will help protect, restore and enhance an ecologically functioning prairie wetland complex in the North Dakota Prairie Drift through perpetual conservation grassland and wetland easements, wetland restoration, grass restoration, and managed grazing systems. The wetlands and associated upland habitats on the leased habitat in this proposal will be open to public activities such as hunting, trapping, bird watching, photography, education and hiking. Private land projects will be open to the public at the discretion of each individual landowner. Ancillary benefits include flood control, water quality maintenance, erosion control, tourism, economic diversity and infrastructure protection.
Audubon Dakota, Ducks Unlimited, North Dakota Game & Fish Department, North Dakota Natural Resources Trust, Private Contributors