Heritage Hills Conservation Area

Size: 35.2 acres Restoration of this site began in 2014 ​​Parking: limited street parking is available for visitors Habitat: Wetlands and over 30 acres of prairie habitat are being restored at Heritage Hills Species observed: Bobolink, Western Medowlark, Upland Sand Piper, Grasshopper Sparrow, along with geese and mallards. Switchgrass, Green Needlegrass, and Yarrow can all be found in the prairie. 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.