Big Stone Wetland Management District
The purpose of Big Stone Wetland Management District is to acquire and manage Waterfowl Production Areas in Lincoln and Lyon Counties. District staff also serve private land resource interests by providing technical assistance for United States Department of Agriculture programs and restoring wetlands on private lands.
Currently, there are eight Waterfowl Production Areas, two FmHA conservation easements and six wetland or habitat protection easements in the district, totalling approximately 3,000 acres (12 km2). The area remains a critical waterfowl breeding and migration area and offers great potential for a large number of resource protection/enhancement projects within several watersheds that empty into the Minnesota River.