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Keystone Furnace Wetlands Preserve, Jackson County

District: 15

Location: Jackson County


Project Cost: $1,220,000

OPWC Assistance: $916,500

Photo Credit: Ohio Valley Conservation Coalition

This project consists of fee-simple acquisition of about 1,000 acres that include a high-quality wetland complex containing a diversity of aquatic habitats (wooded wetlands, shrub swamp, emergent wetlands, and open water) and over 12,500 linear feet of Dickason Run providing wooded riparian corridor and healthy floodplain. The project protects habitat, preserves wetlands, and provides access to outdoor recreational and educational opportunities..