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Wabash River

Wabash River & Floodplain & Backwater Ponds

Priority Resources - free-flowing river, bottomland forest, bottomland ponds,  baldcypress communities, cane restoration, successional areas, shallow-water wetlands,  mussels, fishes, river cooter, copperbelly watersnake, migratory waterfowl, shorebirds,  interior least tern, cerulean warbler, red-shouldered hawk, brown creeper,  prothonotary warbler

Key Actions - No coordinated conservation effort is underway at present in Illinois or  with Indiana.  A natural resources inventory of the area, including compilation of  available data and field surveys, is essential.