Hillsdale Waterfowl Report
Waterfowl use increasing where water is available. Species include gadwall, wood duck, northern shoveler, blue-winged teal, green-winged teal, and American coots.
Antioch Wetland - Over half full. Greater than 30 acre-feet pumped as of 10/29.
Browns Wetland, Upper Unit - Approximately half full with plenty of millet and smartweed inundated. Pumped 29 acre-feet into the unit in early September.
Browns Wetland, Lower Unit - Low but huntable and pooled near the west end of the unit.
Youth-Mentor Wetland - Low. We will be unable to pump this unit this year; 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.