Large natural area with lakes, drumlin hills and productive forest adjacent to Boggy Lake Wilderness Area
Forms a large natural area, together with the adjacent Boggy Lake Wilderness Area
Includes numerous lakes, wetlands, and watercourses, including part of Moser River
Stands of old growth red spruce, as well as old shade tolerant hardwood on drumlins
Habitat for provincially endangered Mainland Moose
Improves representation of Eastern Shore Drumlins Natural Landscape
Popular area for hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreation
Significant backcountry canoeing opportunities with route connections through Boggy Lake Wilderness Area
Most of area under Northern Pulp license
Contains large area of both young and mature softwood, hardwood, and mixedwood
Small portion of area unavailable for forestry due to DNR old forest policy
High mineral potential
Low petroleum potential
Low wind potential
Legal protection of portion (194 ha) subject to addressing mineral rights.
A portion (101 ha) is subject to lands being acquired by the Province.
Road exclusions provide access to Shoaly Lake, Dog Lake, Quoddy Lake, Chain Lake, Long Lake, and Toadfish Lake.
Round Lake, Kelly Lake, and lands between them are not slated for protection.