Climate - continental climate; AAP = 50 to 64 cm; Aveage Temps ranging from > 32 °C with high humidity to -35 °C
Soils - Well-drained medium to fine sand developed in glacial outwash parent materials.
Vegetation - red pine with varying amounts of jack and eastern white pine, Paper birch and quaking aspen are common
Research - established in 1932
Facilities - no on-site housing, but resorts in the area provide opportunities for short-term rentals