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Hillsdale Waterfowl Report

Waterfowl Numbers Species identified during our most recent waterfowl survey (12/11/14) included mallard, hooded merganser, redhead, common goldeneye, bufflehead, and Canada geese. Please remember the WATERFOWL REFUGE WILL REMAIN CLOSED TO HUNTING THROUGH THE LATE WATERFOWL SEASON
Water Level

Antioch Wetland - Over half full. Greater than 40 acre-feet pumped. 

Browns Wetland, Upper Unit - Approximately half full with plenty of millet and smartweed inundated. Pumped >30 acre-feet into the unit.

Browns Wetland, Lower Unit - Sufficient for hunting.

Youth-Mentor Wetland - Low. We were unable to pump this unit in 2014; however, rainfall has maintained a pool that may hold some waterfowl.

Hillsdale Lake - Normal elevation (See Army Corps Daily Report). Plenty of aquatic vegetation inundated particularly near the Waterfowl Refuge.