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Refuge 'Boomer Blind' once again available to public

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DETROIT LAKES - A prairie chicken viewing blind is available to the public on Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge.

From the blind, observers can see the spectacular annual mating ritual of the Greater Prairie Chicken in an activity known as "booming." This primitive ceremony pits bird against bird as male chickens stake out territory to attract hens for mating.

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