Down in southeastern North Dakota, the Sheyenne River winds through
the Sheyenne Sandhills as though reluctant to part company. In this segment, the river receives its highest infusion of springwaters, and shade
from the stateliest of its forests. H.R. Morgan Nature Preserve captures
this secluded meeting of river and sandhills in its full spectrum of plant
and animal life.
Fragments of a cooler setting dating back to glaciation persist to the present along the Sheyenne River valley, in some ways more closely resembling what we identify with northern Minnesota than with eastern North