Yellow River Ice-Walled Lake Plain

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This 200-acre site is unique as an -ôIce-walled lake plain-ö, a glacial feature with a flat, rich, fertile plateau. The area is a rich, mesic hardwood forest with mature stands of Sugar maple/basswood and hemlock/yellow birch, as well as Tamarack/black spruce swamp forest. Steep erosion ravines cut through the plain, where many fern species abound (including some rare ones). Bird species here include the Barred Owl, Pileated Woodpecker, Hermit Thrush, Wood Thrush, Wood Peewee, Yellow-throated Vireo, Black and White Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, American Redstart, and Yellow-bellied Flycatcher.

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