Annual reports for seven Wetland Wonders now available

Contact: Holly Vaughn, 313-396-6863
Agency: Natural Resources

May 16, 2018

Annual reports detailing the 2017-2018 hunting season results, habitat management activities and weekly waterfowl counts are now available for Michigan’s seven Wetland Wonders.

Michigan's Wetland Wonders are the seven premier managed waterfowl hunt areas in the state:

  • Fennville Farm Unit at the Allegan State Game Area (Allegan County)
  • Fish Point State Wildlife Area (Tuscola County)
  • St. Clair Flats State Wildlife Area on Harsens Island (St. Clair County)
  • Muskegon County Wastewater Facility (Muskegon County)
  • Nayanquing Point State Wildlife Area (Bay County)
  • Pointe Mouillee State Game Area (Monroe and Wayne counties)
  • Shiawassee River State Game Area (Saginaw County)

Created in the 1960s to provide exceptional waterfowl hunting opportunities, these areas are still managed today to provide waterfowl habitat for nesting and migration and for the benefit of other wetland-dependent wildlife. Since the beginning, they have been funded by hunting license fees, but are open for everyone to visit, use and enjoy most of the year.

To find the annual reports, visit michigan.gov/wetlandwonders and click on the “Weekly Manager’s Updates, Waterfowl Counts by Area and Annual Reports” tab. 

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state’s natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. For more information, go to www.michigan.gov/DNR.

Contact – Holly Vaughn, 313-396-6863. An accompanying photo is available below for download. A suggested caption follows.

Waterfowl hunting: Annual reports for Michigan’s Wetland Wonders – the seven premier managed waterfowl hunt areas in the state – are now available at michigan.gov/wetlandwonders.