|Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act
|1,014.01 Acres / 410.35 Ha
|Administration / Information
|North Regional Office
Boreal Forest - Central Mixedwood
|Natural Region Description
Hondo is part of a group of natural areas (including Otauwau and Saulteaux) used for botany research and study by the University of Alberta. Collectively, these sites represent a diversity of forest communities within easy access of Highway 2. Hondo Natural Area consists of a mosaic of undulating sand ridges and wet depressions with pine-lichen stands, mixed aspen-white spruce stands, black spruce-sphagnum fens, patterned fens and lake shoreline. The area provides excellent habitat for wildlife.
|Land Use Framework Region