Zone 3 Description
Area: ~234 sq km
This area is comprised of mixed upland forest and wetlands. Most of the wetlands in the area are fen, with some bog, swamp, and marsh areas, as well as coastal wetland areas.
The zone features Kinwow Bay Provincial Park, which is 84 square kilometres in size and includes lands adjacent to Lake Winnipeg shoreline. This park features stands of birch and willow. Inland areas include black spruce bogs, stands of tamarack, and isolated areas of treeless muskeg. The area is home to wildlife such as bear, moose, beaver, muskrat, ducks, geese, and numerous songbirds.
This zone also includes the Pelican Islands Ecological Reserve, which is comprised of six small islands. The islands are sparsely vegetated with patches of trees and shrubs. The islands are ringed with sandy beaches and are home to various shore birds, including the endangered piping plover. These islands also have the largest colonies of White Pelicans and Common Terns located on Lake Winnipeg.
Learn about Kinkow Bay by downloading this PDF.
Learn about Pelican Islands Ecological Reserve by downloading this PDF.
Learn about Sturgeon Bay Provincial Park by downloading this PDF.
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