Felton Prairie

 

 

     
 
About
 
 

Ownership

 
 
Minnesota DNR logo The Nature Conservancy logo
   
Clay County logo
 
     
 

Links

 
 

Felton Prairie SNA (Minnesota DNR)

Felton WMA (Minnesota DNR)

The Nature Conservancy

 
     
 

Units

 
 

Blazing Star Prairie

Felton Prairie SNA, Assiniboia Skipper Unit

Felton Prairie SNA, Bicentennial Unit

Felton Prairie SNA, Shrike Unit

Felton WMA

Flowing Prairie WMA

Zilmer Prairie WPA

 
     
 

History

 
 

 

 
     
 

Management

 
 

 

 
     
 

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Size

 
 

2,900 acres

 
         
 

Parking

 
 

N47 3.001, W96 26.527

 
         
 

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          Clay County  
          Northwest Minnesota  
     
 
Activities
 
 

Hiking Trails

 
 

 

 
     
 

Hunting

 
 

 

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Ecological Classification

  Ecological Classification  
  Ecological Province    

Prairie Parkland Province

   
  Ecological Section    

Red River Valley

   
  Ecological Subsection    

Red River Prairie

   
  Land Type Association    

Barnesville Beach Complex

Felton Lake Plain

Flom Till Plain

   
             
 

Native Plant Communities*

   
 

Calcareous Fen (Northwestern)

Dry Sand - Gravel Prairie (Northern)

Green Ash - Bur Oak - Elm Forest

Mesic Prairie (Northern)

Prairie Mixed Cattail Marsh

Prairie Wetland Complex

Seepage Meadow/Carr

Wet Prairie (Northern)

Wet Saline Prairie (Northern)

Wet Seepage Prairie (Northern)

   
  * Source: The Minnesota Biological Survey, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Ecological Resources      
         
 

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Unmanaged Site

Felton Prairie is not really unmanaged and it is not really a site. It is a collection of many managed sites totalling 2,900 acres scattered over a 30 square mile area of Clay County. It includes areas managed by Clay County, the Minnesota DNR, The Nature Conservancy, and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

           
 
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Published on Jun 10, 2012

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