Watrous Island SNA

               
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Area and County

Koochiching County

 

 

 


Size

68.2 acres

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Parking

Public water access in Loman, MN
N48 30.789, W93 48.028

 
Hiking Trails

No maintained trails

 
Hunting

All hunting and trapping. See Hunting and Trapping Regulations (MN DNR) for details.


Ecological Classification

Province

Laurentian Mixed Forest Province

Ecological Classification

Section

Northern Minnesota & Ontario Peatlands

Subsection(s)

Littlefork-Vermillion Uplands

Land Type Association(s)

Little-Big Fork Till Plain

 
Native Plant Communities1

Not mapped (10/31/2017)

Preliminary list:

Aspen - Ash Forest

Black Ash - Silver Maple Terrace Forest

Sedge Meadow

 
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History
This SNA was designated on 9/7/2017.

Parking
Access is by boat only. Park at the public water access on MN Hwy 11 in Loman, MN, at the coordinates shown above (Parking).

An Island and a Half
The western half of the small island is not part of the SNA. However, it is administered by the MN DNR Forestry Division and is open to the public.


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Birds

One tracked species has been seen here:

 

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Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

 
 

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Plants

Plants frequently found in:

Aspen - Ash Forest MHn46a

Black Ash - Silver Maple Terrace Forest FFn57a

Sedge Meadow WMn82b


 

 

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