Waterfowl Production Area

Nearly 300 acres of public access added in Swift County

Benson, Minn. — Local volunteers from the Swift County Chapter of Pheasants Forever recently partnered with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Minnesota’s Outdoor Heritage Fund to acquire 282 acres of public land in the state’s primary pheasant range, according to a news release. Now established as a Waterfowl Production Area (WPA), the Hanson WPA addition provides nesting habitat…

Minnesota’s newest WPA open to public hunting, recreation

(Pheasants Forever)In a news release Wednesday, March 14, Pheasants Forever and its partners announced the acquisition of 320 acres in western Minnesota to be designated as the state’s newest Waterfowl Production Area (WPA). The newly acquired Stenerson Lake WPA addition in Pope County features 203 acres of restored prairie and 117 acres of wetland habitat that will provide public recreational…