Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area
|Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area|
|Wisconsin State Natural Area|
The endangered Hine's Emerald Dragonfly
|- elevation||600 ft (183 m) |
|Area||357 acres (144 ha)|
|Management||Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources|
|Owners||The Nature Conservancy, Door County Land Trust|
Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area is a nature sanctuary in Door County, Wisconsin, United States, located on and around Kangaroo Lake. The land was designated a State Natural Area in 2002. Home to the endangered Hine's Emerald Dragonfly, it has the largest breeding population of the dragonfly in the world. The area also provides recreational activities for the public.
Species in the State Natural Area
Many species of plants, mammals, birds, and fish inhabit Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area.
- White cedar
- Black ash
- Balsam fir
- Speckled alder
- Canada yew
- Sugar maple
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