Black Coulee National Wildlife Refuge

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Black Coulee National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Black Coulee National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Black Coulee National Wildlife Refuge
Location Blaine County, Montana, USA
Nearest city Malta, MT
Coordinates 48°41′23″N 108°24′42″W / 48.68972°N 108.41167°W / 48.68972; -108.41167Coordinates: 48°41′23″N 108°24′42″W / 48.68972°N 108.41167°W / 48.68972; -108.41167[1]
Area 1,308 acres (529 ha) in 2010
Established 1938
Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Black Coulee National Wildlife Refuge is a 1,308-acre (529 ha) National Wildlife Refuge in the U.S. state of Montana near the Canadian border.[2][3] This very remote refuge is a part of the Bowdoin Wetland Management District (WMD), and is unstaffed. The refuge is managed from Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Black Coulee National Wildlife Refuge". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved February 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Annual Report of Lands Under Control of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service" (pdf). U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. September 30, 2010. p. 25. Retrieved February 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ Topoquest (USGS Quads). Down Reservoir NW, MT (Map). http://www.topoquest.com/map.php?lat=48.69028&lon=-108.41542&datum=nad83&zoom=4. Retrieved February 1, 2014.
  4. ^ "Wetland Management District". Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Retrieved February 1, 2014.