The district manages hundreds of federally owned waterfowl productions areas in Becker, Clay, Mahnomen, Norman and Polk Counties in northwest Minnesota. The district is divided into three general landscape areas: the Red River Valley floodplain, the glacial moraine/prairie pothole region, and the hardwood/coniferous forest.

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      What We Do


      Detroit Lakes Wetland Management District near Detroit Lakes, Minnesota has cooperative agriculture opportunities for grazing on four waterfowl production areas in Clay and Mahnomen counties for up to five years.

      To be considered, applicants must complete and submit the bid form...

      Our Species

      Waterfowl, grassland birds and stunning prairie wildflowers can be found in abundance on the district.