Curlew National Grassland

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Curlew National Grassland
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Mule Deer Curlew.jpg
Mule Deer at Curlew National Grassland
Map showing the location of Curlew National Grassland
Map showing the location of Curlew National Grassland
Location Oneida and Power counties, Idaho, USA
Nearest city Malad City, ID
Coordinates 42°11′15″N 112°41′57″W / 42.1876°N 112.6991°W / 42.1876; -112.6991Coordinates: 42°11′15″N 112°41′57″W / 42.1876°N 112.6991°W / 42.1876; -112.6991[1]
Area 47,790 acres (19,340 ha)[2]
Established 1934
Governing body U.S. Forest Service
http://www.fs.usda.gov/ctnf

Curlew National Grassland is a National Grassland located in Oneida and Power counties in the state of Idaho, USA. It has a land area of 47,790 acres (19,340 ha).[2] The land used to make the grassland was purchased between the years 1934 and 1942. The primary goal of the grassland was to improve soil and vegetation in the area. The grassland is administered by the Forest Service together with the Caribou-Targhee National Forest from common headquarters located in Idaho Falls, Idaho. There are local ranger district offices in Malad City.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Curlew National Grassland". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved December 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Land Areas of the National Forest System". U.S. Forest Service. January 2013. Retrieved December 9, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Caribou-Targhee National Forest". U.S. Forest Service. Retrieved December 9, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Curlew National Grassland". U.S. Forest Service. Retrieved December 9, 2012.