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Evaluation of the Bird Conservation Area Concept in the Northern Tallgrass Prairie Annual Report: 1999

Table 1


Table 1.  Study sites in northwestern Minnesota and southeastern North Dakota tallgrass prairie patches.
Prairie Size Category Landscape Plot Size (ha) Nest Search? Ownership
Crookston Region (Minnesota)
Foxboro small neutral 6.00 Yes SNA1
Mentor SW small neutral 9.00 Yes WMA2
Shypoke small neutral 6.00 Yes WMA
Dugdale small neutral 6.00 No WMA
 
Chicog NW small hostile 3.75 Yes WMA
Mentor W small hostile 8.75 Yes WMA
Tilden small hostile 8.25 Yes WMA
Chicog E small hostile 1.00 No WMA
Mentor NW small hostile 3.00 No WMA
 
Pankratz S large neutral 16.00 Yes TNC3
Tympanuchus large neutral 16.00 Yes WMA
Pankratz N large neutral 16.00 No TNC
Pembina Trail large neutral 16.00 No TNC
Burnham Creek large hostile 12.00 Yes WMA
Pankratz/Kertzonville large hostile 15.00 Yes TNC/WMA
Chicog W large hostile 12.00 No WMA
 
Glyndon Region (Minnesota)
Hoykens small neutral 5.75 Yes WPA4
"Refuge"5 small neutral 10.50 Yes State Game Refuge
Spring Creek small neutral 12.00 Yes WPA
Zimmerman small neutral 6.00 Yes TNC
Eide small neutral 1.00 No WPA
Sagebraaten small neutral 3.00 No WPA
 
"Private"6 small hostile 4.50 Yes WPA
Ulen small hostile 5.50 Yes WMA
Buffalo E small hostile 3.00 No State Park
 
Bicentennial large neutral 16.00 Yes SNA
Bluestem N large neutral 15.25 Yes TNC
Margherita large neutral 12.00 No TNC
Blazing Star large neutral 16.00 No TNC
Rice-Elliott large neutral 16.00 No TNC
 
Bluestem S large hostile 15.00 Yes TNC
Buffalo W large hostile 16.00 Yes State Park
Flickertail large hostile 12.00 No WPA
Fuglie large hostile 16.00 No WPA
 
Sheyenne National Grassland (North Dakota)
Shrike small hostile 2.75 Yes USFS
Pileated small hostile 7.00 Yes USFS
Camp small hostile 7.25 Yes USFS
Surprise small hostile 1.50 No USFS
 
North large neutral 16.00 Yes USFS
Highway large neutral 16.00 Yes USFS
Plum large neutral 16.00 Yes USFS
Southeast large neutral 16.00 No USFS
 
Savannah large hostile 16.00 Yes USFS
Eagle Point large hostile 14.00 Yes USFS
Hammock large hostile 16.00 No USFS
1 Scientific and Natural Area
2 Wildlife Management Area
3 The Nature Conservancy
4 Waterfowl Production Area
5 State Game Refuge on north side of Hwy 26 at large rock pile, east of Hwy 9.
6 State Game Refuge immediately south of the Shrike Unit

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