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Mountain-Prairie Region


Piping Plover

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Designation of Critical Habitat for the Great Plains Breeding Population of Piping Plover

Fact Sheet:  Designated Critical Habitat By County

Designated inland lake habitat:

Minnesota - Lake of the Woods County

Designated alkali lake habitat:

Montana - Sheridan County

North Dakota - Benson, Burke, Burleigh, Divide, Eddy, Emmons, Kidder, Logan, McHenry, McIntosh, McLean, Mountrail, Pierce, Renville, Sheridan, Stutsman, Ward, and Williams counties

Designated riverine and reservoir habitat:

Montana - Garfield, McCone, Phillips, Richland, Roosevelt, and Valley counties

North Dakota - Burleigh, Dunn, Emmons, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Oliver, Sioux, and Williams counties

South Dakota - Bon Homme, Campbell, Charles Mix, Clay, Corson, Dewey, Gregory, Haakon, Hughes, Lyman, Potter, Stanley, Sully, Union, Walworth, Yankton, and Ziebach counties

Nebraska - Boyd, Brown, Buffalo, Butler, Cass, Cedar, Colfax, Dawson, Dixon, Dodge, Douglas, Gosper, Hall, Hamilton, Holt, Howard, Kearney, Keya Paha, Knox, Merrick, Nance, Phelps, Platte, Polk, Rock, Sarpy, and Saunders counties


Updated as of August 29, 2002

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