Local Volunteers Acquire 75 Acres of Public Lands in Minnesota’s Waseca County
WASECA, Minn. -(Ammoland.com)- Pheasants Forever and partners have acquired 75 acres in southern Minnesota as an addition to the Linde Wildlife Management Area (WMA).
Spearheaded by the Waseca County Chapter of Pheasants Forever and supported by grant funding from Minnesota’s Outdoor Heritage Fund, the newly acquired Hogan WMA will enhance public hunting opportunities in the region while providing significant habitat benefits for pheasants, waterfowl, and other wildlife.
“Acquiring this parcel was a major achievement for our local chapter since it adds to a growing wildlife complex in the heart of farm country,” stated Scott Roemhildt, committee member for the Waseca County Chapter of Pheasants Forever. “Best of all, this specific tract is just a mile from town, allowing easy access for youth and the sporting community to enjoy the outdoors.”
Sold to Pheasants Forever by conservationist landowners Michael and Mary Hogan, the Hogan WMA features 69 acres of diverse native prairie and a seven-acre shallow wetland, providing unique recreational opportunities to Minnesotans and non-residents alike.
Located approximately a half-mile from the originally purchased public area, this strategic acquisition provides an opportunity to focus on subsequent land …Read the Rest