Minnesota River Resources Analysis

Minnesota River Resources Analysis
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MNDNR, Wild and Scenic Rivers Program
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The Minnesota River is wild, historic and scenic. This report was designed to illustrate the resources that make that assessment appropriate and lay the groundwork for the river's inclusion in the Wild and Scenic Rivers Program. The Minnesota River is considered to be scenic and unique because it flows through the deeply cut valley of Glacial River Warren. the river's preservation is highly impotent due to its recreational opportunities and history. The analysis includes geological and water quality data for the basin. Also included is a list of species that can be found in the river valley. Some of these species are rare or unusual, such as the pileated woodpecker and black-crowned night heron.
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