Northern mixed grasslands

WWF Abstract

Prairie potholes are not a sign of a road in need of repair, but rather shallow depressions created by the movement of glaciers during the last Ice Age that filled with water. They are among the most productive breeding habitat for waterfowl in North America.
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Ecozone:Nearctic
Biome:Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Countries:Canada, United States
Area:54,079,999 acres (21,885,399 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder