Build a Wildlife Area

 

Raise funds to acquire and restore critical wildlife habitat and open it to public recreation

—that's the goal of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s Build a Wildlife Area program. Through a unique funding mechanism utilizing state, federal, and other grants, the Build a Wildlife Area program puts 100 percent of the funds donated directly toward land acquisition projects, creating public access, conserving critical habitat for wildlife and preserving outdoor heritage traditions.

  

BUILD A WILDLIFE AREA SUCCESS 

Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s Build a Wildlife Area program:
  • Creates Public Access: The program has played a significant role in the organization’s opening over 200,000 acres to public hunting and outdoor recreation.
  • Conserves critical habitat for wildlife: Preserving the land for the benefit of upland wildlife and other wildlife.
  • Preserves outdoor heritage traditions: Giving hunters more access to continue our outdoor heritage tradition.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY DONATING TODAY  

It's been Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s pledge from the beginning to see that every dollar of your gift is, at a minimum, tripled through matching grants that Pheasants Forever has in place with our conservation partners.

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PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

  
 
   

COMPLETED PROJECTS

  
Year Acres Project County
2019 281 Iowa River Corridor WMA Tama
2018 45 Buffalo Creek WMA Addition Delaware
2017 218 Lake George WMA Hancock
2011 157 Five Ridge Prairie Preserve Plymouth
2011 171 Jennet Heritage Area Story
2011 110 Lundberg Property Pocahontas
2010 280 Turin WMA: RT Reese Homestead Addition Monona
2010 305 Buffalo Creek WMA: Takes Addition Delaware
2010 897 Mississippi River Emergent Wetland Lee
2009 124 Muskrat Slough WMA Addition Jones
2009 341 Old Town Conservation Area: Romeo Tract Addition Harrison
2009 160 Ringneck Marsh Wildlife Area Clinton
2008 152 Cortright Wildlife Area Buchanan
2008 160 Ocheyedan River WMA Clay
2008 123 Taylor Wildlife Area Addition Worth
2008   61 Boersma Wildlife Area Lyon
Year Acres Project County
2014 121 Willow Creek State Habitat Area Edgar
2010 1,000 Forever Fields Upland Management Area Knox
2010 108 Busby-Meyer Wildlife Area Vermillion
Year Acres Project County
2018 1,080 Veteran's Wildlife Area Sherman
2014           484             Tuttle Creek Wildlife Area: Blue Valley Wildlife Area Addition Pottawatomie
Year Acres Project County
2014 147 Lake Bella WMA: North West Unit (Worthington Wells tract) Nobles
2014 280 Finden WPA Pope
2014 604 Minnesota Veterans WMA Wright
2013 104 Kvernmo WMA Lincoln
2013 762 Gun Lake WMA Aitkin
2012 197 Mel Roehrl WMA Stearns
2011 185 Randall WPA Kandiyohi
2009 65 Pelican Lake WPA Wright
2008 351 Art Hawkins WPA Grant
2007 1,036 Roger M. Holmes WMA Douglas
2007 155 Wachter WMA Nobles
2006 159 Buck Family Memorial WMA Goodhue
2005 126 Teal Lake WMA Jackson
2005 310 Winter WMA: West Unit Pipestone
2005 240 Chetomba Creek WMA Renville
2004 400 Hunters Paradise WMA Traverse
2003 318 Mud Lake WMA: Morrison County Unit Morrison
Year Acres Project County
2018 263 Teton River Wildlife Area Teton
Year Acres Project County
2018 40 Meadowlark WPA: Addition Polk
2014 714 Avon Bottoms Wildlife Area Rock
2009 204 Nagel WMA St. Croix