Pembina Trail Preserve SNA

               
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Area and County

Polk County

 

 

 


Size

2,320 acres

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Units

Crookston Prairie Unit

Foxboro Prairie Unit

Pembina Trail Unit

 
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Hunting

No hunting


Ecological Classification

Province

Tallgrass Aspen Parklands

Ecological Classification

Section

Lake Agassiz, Aspen Parklands

Subsection(s)

Aspen Parklands

Land Type Association(s)

Beach Ridges

Gentilly Lake Plain

 
Native Plant Communities1

Agassiz Interbeach Prairie Complex

Bulrush Marsh (Prairie)

Calcareous Fen (Northwestern)

Mesic Prairie (Northern)

Northwestern Mesic Aspen-Oak Woodland

Northwestern Wet-Mesic Aspen Woodland

Seepage Meadow/Carr

Wet Brush-Prairie (Northern)

Wet Prairie (Northern)


Ownership Minnesota DNR logo   The Nature Conservancy logo
 
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Minnesota DNR

The Nature Conservancy


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Visits

7/31/2004

8/16/2011

  8/21/2012

 

 

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Crookston Prairie Unit

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Foxboro Prairie Unit

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Pembina Trail Unit

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Birds

Ten bird species with conservation status in Minnesota and one tracked species have been seen on at least one of the units of this SNA:

 

Endangered

Baird’s Sparrow (Ammodramus bairdii)

 

Threatened

Wilson’s Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor)

 

Special concern

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)

Greater Prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus cupido)

Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)

Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa fedoa)

Nelson’s Sparrow (Ammodramus nelsoni)

Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator)

Yellow Rail (Coturnicops noveboracensis)

 

Tracked

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

 
 

Minnesota DNR Bird checklist

Pine to Prairie Birding Trail


Insects and Arachnids

One insect species with conservation status in Minnesota has been seen on at least one of the units of this SNA:

 

Endangered

Dakota skipper (Hesperia dacotae)


Mammals

One mammal species with conservation status in Minnesota has been seen on at least one of the units of this SNA:

 

Special concern

moose (Alces americanus)


Plants

Western prairie fringed orchid blooms on at least one of the units of this SNA in the first week of July.

 
 

Eight plant species with conservation status in Minnesota and one species on the watch list are found on at least one of the units of this SNA:

 

Endangered

western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara)

 

Threatened

hair-like beak-rush (Rhynchospora capillacea)

sterile sedge (Carex sterilis)

 

Special concern

blanket flower (Gaillardia aristata)

deer sedge (Carex hallii)

northern singlespike sedge (Carex scirpoidea ssp. scirpoidea)

pleated gentian (Gentiana affinis)

small white lady’s slipper (Cypripedium candidum)

 

Watch list

plains bluegrass (Poa arida)

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas (Bell Museum of Natural History) Plant List (all units)

 
 

Plants frequently found in:

Bulrush Marsh (Prairie) MRp93a

Calcareous Fen (Northwestern) OPp93a

Cattail - Sedge Marsh (Prairie) MRp83a

Dry Sand - Gravel Prairie (Northern) UPn12b

Mesic Prairie (Northern) UPn23b

Northwestern Mesic Aspen-Oak Woodland FDw34

Northwestern Wet-Mesic Aspen Woodland FDw44

Seepage Meadow/Carr WMs83a1

Wet Brush-Prairie (Northern) WPn53b

Wet Prairie (Northern) WPn53c


 

 

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