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Wetland Management District

hen duck and young at water's edge
2651 Coolidge Road
East Lansing, MI   48823
E-mail: jeanette_bowles@fws.gov
Phone Number: 517-351-6236
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Wetlands in the Michigan Wetland Management District provide excellent habitat for raising duck broods.
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

The WPAs are open to public hunting of waterfowl, small game, and deer, in accordance with State regulations. Hunters using shotguns are required to use nontoxic shot when hunting any wildlife on the WPAs.

Wildlife Observation
While no observation or photography structures exist on the WPAs, patient visitors may have the opportunity to observe and photograph wildlife on all of the WPAs. Visitors with binoculars may be able to view waterfowl, particularly during spring migration, from the parking lots of the WPAs. Additional observation opportunities may arise by hiking quietly through the areas.

Michigan Wetland Management District/Private Lands Office - Open 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday. Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge office (14000 West State Route 2, Oak Harbor, Ohio 43449; 419-898-0014) - open 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday. WPAs - Open daily, dawn to dusk (year-round).

Entrance Fees
There is no entrance fee.

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