- The Wetland Management District (WMD) was administratively created in 1993 and is a satellite station of the Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The WMD consists of 127 Waterfowl Production Areas (35,317 acres); five Wildlife Development Areas (3,734 acres); 666 wetland easement contracts protecting 52,919 wetland acres; four grassland easement contracts preserving 2,790 grassland acres and 14 RECD Conservation Easements protecting 1,762 acres.
In addition, the Chase Lake Prairie Project, North Dakota's flagship project of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) was initiated in 1989. The Chase Lake Prairie Project (CLPP) encompasses 5.5 million acres in 11 counties. this area supports a rich diversity and abundance of wetlands and grasslands providing some of the best waterfowl breeding grounds within the prairie pothole region.