Table Hc01: Unique terrestrial habitats in the Missouri portion of the White River watershed

Unique terrestrial habitats in the Missouri portion of the White River watershed.
Community Type Area Name Size (acres) Ownership*
Chert savanna Skaggs-Keeter Ranch 1,320 Private
Dolomite glade MO-AR state line 15 USFS
Dolomite glade Smith Hollow Glades 20 Private/USFS
Dolomite glade Butler Hollow 35 USFS
Dolomite glade White Cedar Glade 6 MDNR/USFS
Dolomite glade Boundary Line Glade 10 USFS
Dolomite glade Rock Creek Glade 10 USFS
Dolomite glade Busiek State Forest 30 MDC
Dolomite glade White River Balds NA 100 MDC
Dolomite glade Thorp Creek Glades 40 Private
Dolomite glade McAdoo Creek Glades 50 USFS
Dolomite glade Hercules Glades WA 40 USFS
Dry limestone/ dolomite cliff Rock Spring Bluff 10 USCOE
Dry limestone/ dolomite cliff Steep Bluff N/A USCOE
Dry limestone/ dolomite cliff Oswalt Bluff N/A Private/ USCOE
Dry limestone/ dolomite prairie Big Creek Prairie 23 Private
Effluent cave Tumbling Creek Cave N/A Private
Limestone glade Pine Hollow Ridge 1 USFS
Limestone glade Beaver Creek Hollow 2 Private
Limestone glade Dogwood Creek Glade 3 Private
Limestone glade Gretna Glade 0.5 Private
Limestone glade Garber Glade 0.5 Private
Limestone/ dolomite talus Bull Creek 10 Private
Pond marsh Drury-Mincy CA 0.5 MDC
Wet pit cave Old Chiney Cave N/A Private
Xeric limestone/ dolomite forest Ashe Juniper NA 25 Private/MDC

MDC = Missouri Department of Conservation; USFS = United States Forest Service; MDNR = Missouri Department of Natural Resources; USCOE = United States Army Corps of Engineers

Source: Nelson (1987).

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