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Big Stone Wetland Management District is a protected area encompassing scattered wetlands in Lincoln and Lyon Counties, Minnesota, United States. It is operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service out of headquarters within Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge. District staff also serve private land resource interests by providing technical assistance for United States Department of Agriculture programs and restoring wetlands on private lands.

Currently, there are eight Waterfowl Production Areas, two FmHA conservation easements and six wetland or habitat protection easements in the district, totaling approximately 3,000 acres (12 km2). The area remains a critical waterfowl breeding and migration area and offers potential for many resource protection/enhancement projects within several watersheds that empty into the Minnesota River.

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