Forest River Conservation Area

Size: 61.5 acres Restoration of this site began in 2014 Trails: will be completed November 2018 Habitat: more than 40 acres of woodlands and 15 acres of prairie Species: Marbled Godwits, Tree Sparrows, Red-wing blackbirds, Rose-breasted grosbeak, Virginia rail and Field Sparrows Parking: a small lot is available for visitors The Urban Woods and Prairies Initiative is a joint project between Audubon Dakota, Fargo Parks District, Buffalo- Red River Watershed District and the cities of Fargo and Moorhead to restore grassland and woodland areas in Fargo and Moorhead. Currently there is nearly 1,000 acres along the Red River enrolled within the project that were idle flood buyout sites overrun with non-native grasses and trees.