Andrew Khitsun’s Description of Dells of the Eau Claire River State Natural Area, Wisconsin, USA

Title: Andrew Khitsun's Description (Public)
Location: Dells of the Eau Claire River State Natural Area, Wisconsin, USA
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General Description:

Within bigger Dells of Eau Claire County Park, Marathon County, Wisconsin.


Habitat Description:

The State Natural Area, being part of the County Park, covers mostly the rocky gorge composed of the rhyolite, river itself and the areas along the riverbank. Hemlock forest with Canada Yew, birch and maple.


Interesting Species:

Rocks covered by lichen benefiting from the mist coming from the river gorge. Likewise mushrooms on the shore benefit from the plenty of moisture and wealth of microhabitats.


Notes:

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Description author: Andrew Khitsun (Request Authorship Credit)

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