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Otter Creek Marsh a valuable asset

July 26, 2014
By Garry Brandenburg , Times-Republican

OTTER CREEK MARSH is a state wildlife management area located adjacent to the Iowa River east of the Tama/Toledo area of Tama County. The entire complex of wetlands and bottomland forests contains a bit over 3,800 acres. The wetland pool portions have about 1,600 acres of open water and associated areas of emergent aquatic vegetation. From a wildlife point of view, this is a perfect place to live. From the human wildlife enthusiast point of view, it is a perfect place to visit.

 
 
 

 

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