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Burnham WMA Reference Map

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Burnham WMA

County: Polk
Nearest Town: Crookston
Area: 376 ac

Directions: From Hwy 102, east 4.8 mi on County Road 45; then south 4 mi on County Road 44; then east 2 1/4 mi and north 0.5 mi on township roads.

Restrictions: This unit is closed to all uses from September 1 through October 31. This includes hunting, trapping, fishing, and trespassing (walking).

Description: This unit consists of a restored prairie wetland, and man-made wetland, and adjoining grassland cover for nesting habitat and prairie wildlife.

Burnham Creek is managed under a cooperative agreement with the watershed board.

At this scale, these WMA boundaries are general, and do not accurately represent the actual legal boundaries. WMA users still need to verify public lands boundaries by observing boundary signs and contacting local DNR Wildlife offices.