Somerset WMA

 
     
 
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Size

 
 

439.44 acres

 
         
 

Parking

 
 

There are two parking lots. Drive 0.54 mile south on an unnamed gravel frontage road on the west side of Interstate 35 off of County Road 18 to a parking lot with a gravel surface.
N44 2.663, W93 15.014

Beyond this there is a DNR Minimum Maintenance Public Road, a two-rut road, with a gate across the entrance. If the gate is open there is another parking lot with a gravel surface one-half mile south on this road.
N44 2.221, W93 15.149

 
         
 

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          Steele County  
          Southeast Minnesota  
     
 
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Hiking Trails

 
 

 

 
     
 

Hunting

 
 

Deer, Small Game, Forest Upland Birds, Pheasants, Waterfowl, Turkey, Doves. See Hunting and Trapping Regulations (MN DNR) for details.

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Ecological Classification

  Ecological Classification  
  Ecological Province    

Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province

   
  Ecological Section    

Minnesota & NE Iowa Morainal

   
  Ecological Subsection    

Oak Savanna

   
  Land Type Association    

Havanna Moraine

Lemond Moraine

   
             
 

Native Plant Communities*

   
 

Silver Maple - Green Ash - Cottonwood Terrace Forest

Southern Floodplain Forest

Southern Mesic Oak-Basswood Forest

Southern Terrace Forest

 

   
  * Source: The Minnesota Biological Survey, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Ecological Resources      
         
 

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Birds

 
 

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Plants

 
 

Minnesota Biodiversity Atlas and Minnesota Biological Survey Vegetation Releves Plant List

 
 

Plants frequently found in:

Silver Maple - Green Ash - Cottonwood Terrace Forest FFs59a

Southern Floodplain Forest FFs68

Southern Mesic Oak-Basswood Forest MHs38

Southern Terrace Forest FFs59

     
         

 

 

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