Cartier Slough Wildlife Management Area

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Cartier Slough Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A map of Idaho showing the location of Cartier Slough WMA
A map of Idaho showing the location of Cartier Slough WMA
Location Madison County, Idaho, United States
Nearest city Rexburg, ID
Coordinates 43°48′55″N 111°54′47″W / 43.815377°N 111.913122°W / 43.815377; -111.913122Coordinates: 43°48′55″N 111°54′47″W / 43.815377°N 111.913122°W / 43.815377; -111.913122
Area 961 acres (3.9 km2)
Established 1976
Governing body Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Cartier Slough Wildlife Management Area at 961 acres (3.89 km2) is an Idaho wildlife management area in Madison County west of Rexburg.[1] The Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation acquired land for the WMA in 1976 and 1977 as mitigation for the Teton and Ririe dams.[2]

The WMA is located along the Henry Fork of the Snake River and provides habitat for waterfowl and over 200 wildlife species.[3] Large game that can be seen in the WMA include moose, elk, and mule and white-tailed deer.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cartier Slough Wildlife Management Area". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ Wackenhut, Martha; Ragotzkie, Kim (July 1999). "Cartier Slough Wildlife Management Area Management Plan". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Cartier Slough Wildlife Management Area, Idaho". Public Lands Information Center. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 31, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Wildlife Management Areas". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 31, 2012.