Deer Parks Wildlife Management Area

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Deer Parks Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A map of Idaho showing the location of Deer Parks WMA
A map of Idaho showing the location of Deer Parks WMA
Location Jefferson and Madison counties, Idaho, United States
Nearest city Roberts, ID
Coordinates 43°45′46″N 111°59′58″W / 43.762833°N 111.999545°W / 43.762833; -111.999545Coordinates: 43°45′46″N 111°59′58″W / 43.762833°N 111.999545°W / 43.762833; -111.999545
Area 2,556 acres (10.3 km2)
Established 1997
Governing body Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Deer Parks Wildlife Management Area at 2,556 acres (10.34 km2) is an Idaho wildlife management area in Madison County near the town of Roberts.[1] Land in the WMA was acquired in 1997 and 1999 for partial mitigation of the effects of the construction of the Palisades Dam.[2]

Most of the region's waterfowl species can be found in the WMA, including trumpeter swans.[3] The WMA is open to non-motorized travel all year and hunting in fall.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deer Parks Wildlife Mitigation Unit". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ Bottum, Edward; Anderson, David; Gardetto, Jeffrey; Kemner, Don; Mikkelsen, Anders; Ragotzkie, Kim; Schmidt, Steve (July 1999). "Management Plan: Deer Parks Complex Wildlife Mitigation Units". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Deer Parks 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.