Decodon, pontederia and buttonbush (Photo by Caroline Tanguay/NCC)

Decodon, pontederia and buttonbush (Photo by Caroline Tanguay/NCC)

Routledge Sandhills

The Routledge Sandhills are a partially stabilized sand dune system located east of the town of Oak Lake, in the northern portion of the Oak Lake/Plum Lakes Important Bird Area.  These sandhills support suite of rare and at-risk species, some of which can only be found in these dune systems.  The IBA which also encompasses Oak Lake, and the surrounding grasslands, wetlands and woodlands, supporting not only significant concentrations of waterbirds, but also important habitat for grassland birds and other landbirds.

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