Boundary Creek Wildlife Management Area

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Boundary Creek Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A map of Idaho showing the location of the Boundary Creek WMA
A map of Idaho showing the location of the Boundary Creek WMA
Location Boundary County, Idaho, United States
Nearest city Bonners Ferry, ID
Coordinates 48°58′58″N 116°32′55″W / 48.982655°N 116.548659°W / 48.982655; -116.548659Coordinates: 48°58′58″N 116°32′55″W / 48.982655°N 116.548659°W / 48.982655; -116.548659
Area 1,405 acres (5.7 km2)
Established 1999
Governing body Idaho Department of Fish and Game
http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/IFWIS/ibt/site.aspx?id=N2

Boundary Creek Wildlife Management Area at 1,405 acres (5.69 km2) is an Idaho wildlife management area in Boundary County along the border with British Columbia, Canada.[1] It was purchased in 1999 with Fish and Game license funds Bonneville Power Administration wildlife mitigation funds.[2] The WMA is open from sunrise to sunset, and access is free.

It is located along the Kootenai River, which contains the white sturgeon, and endangered species.[3] Wildlife found in the WMA includd ruffed grouse, wild turkey, rough-legged hawk, great horned owl, and a variety of waterfowl and other wildlife.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boundary Creek Wildlife Management Area". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ Gould, Jeff. "Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration: Wildlife Habitat Management". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Boundary Creek Wildlife Management Area". Public Lands Information Center. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Wildlife Management Areas". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2012.