316 acres of upland habitat.
1,500-acre managed waterfowl area, with 25 acres of water and nearby cropland, mainly designed to attract snow geese. Open to the public from April 1 to September 30, and used for controlled-access goose hunting during the fall season.
Area 424 acres. This area, owned by the Nature Conservancy, is located nearly on the Kansas border, and has the most southern floral affinities of any Nebraska forest, with at least five species of oaks. There is no bird checklist yet available, but some southern wooded habitats species such as
Area 535 acres. The 190-acre reservoir is developed for fishing. State park entry permit required.
This area includes the Ak-Sar-Ben aquarium, and some excellent wooded habitats that teem with warblers during spring migration. There are five miles of trails, and an educational center with an aquarium of native fishes. Whip-poor-wills can be heard here, and the otherwise rare Kentucky warbler is a regular summer resident.
Area 25 acres. Consists of upland grasses along an old railroad bed. Located at western edge of Scholes.
Natural Resources District reservoir. A flood-control lake that attracts migrant waterfowl seasonally.
The State Recreation Area (643 acres) is developed for recreational purposes. The area consists of timbered riverbottom forest, marshes, and croplands. State park entry permit required for the State Recreation Area.
Area 41 acres. Includes a 14-acre reservoir and surrounding grasses and shrubs. Contact Info Nebraska Game and Parks Commission 402-471-0641 www.outdoornebraska.org
Area 365 acres. Just south of the Missouri River, this area includes steep wooded bluffs, and grassy ridges. The woods are mostly bur oak, cedar, hackberry and ash. Located one mile north and five miles east of Wynot. Roads can be impassable after a rain.