The 6,700-acre Big Marsh Wildlife Area has a mix of native prairies, timber stands and wetlands but the main feature is the three connected wetland segments. When at crest, Big Marsh can hold 1,200 acres of water. (Photo courtesy of the Iowa DNR) Parkersburg, Iowa — The Big Marsh Wildlife Area is a working example of the benefits of taking…
Iowa Conservation Commission
Lake on Minnesota-Iowa border not only survives but thrives as prairie/wetlands habitat success story
Combining the prairie and healthy wetlands has been a boon for migrating and resident wildlife in and around Eagle Lake.