Annual Report: Top 10 Wetland Acres Chapters
Wetland complexes provide winter cover necessary for pheasants to make it through the toughest season. Photo by Todd Sauers / Pheasants Forever
In addition to their obvious importance for nesting and/or migratory waterfowl, wetland habitats provide key winter cover for upland birds These Pheasants Forever chapters conserved the most wetland acres in 2013.
Top 10 Wetland Habitat Chapters
Lyman County (SD) 1,200
Nemaha Valley (NE) 402
Black Hills (SD) 200
Pheasant Country (SD) 200
Iroquois River (IN) 125
Erie / Ottawa / Sandusky (OH) 107
Upper Snake River (ID) 100
Ozaukee County (WI) 58
Tri-County (PA) 54
Southeastern Wisconsin (WI) 28
Field Notes are compiled by Anthony Hauck, Pheasants Forever’s Online Editor. Email Anthony at AHauck@pheasantsforever.org and follow him on Twitter @AnthonyHauckPF.