Miami County

Mission Valley's Fin and Feather (2001) 800 acres

This easement protects areas of native prairie, riparian forest, and agricultural lands that lie in the path of development moving southwards from Kansas City. The forest area alone contains over 200 plant species and federally threatened Mead’s milkweed has been discovered in the prairie area. South Wea Creek meanders through the north end of the easement. The property also possesses open space, scientific, ecological, and educational values.