Georgetown Summit Wildlife Management Area

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Georgetown Summit Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A map of Idaho showing the location of Georgetown Summit WMA
A map of Idaho showing the location of Georgetown Summit WMA
Location Bear Lake County, Idaho, United States
Nearest city Soda Springs, ID
Coordinates 42°33′22″N 111°25′00″W / 42.556207°N 111.416566°W / 42.556207; -111.416566Coordinates: 42°33′22″N 111°25′00″W / 42.556207°N 111.416566°W / 42.556207; -111.416566
Area 3,349 acres (13.6 km2)
Established 1991
Governing body Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Georgetown Summit Wildlife Management Area at 3,349 acres (13.55 km2) is an Idaho wildlife management areain Bear Lake County near the town of Carey.[1] Land for the WMA was first acquired in 1991 from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation near Caribou National Forest.[2]

The WMA's location on Bear River is a major migratory for waterfowl north of Bear Lake and the Great Salt Lake.[3] The WMA also provides year-round habitat for elk, mule deer, and other wildlife.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Georgetown Summit Wildlife Management Area". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ Deal, Jerry (July 1999). "Georgetown Summit Wildlife Management Area Management Plan". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Georgetown Summit Wildlife Management Area, Idaho". Public Lands Information Center. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Wildlife Management Areas". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012.