Montpelier Wildlife Management Area

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Montpelier Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A map of Idaho showing the location of Montpelier WMA
A map of Idaho showing the location of Montpelier WMA
Location Bear Lake County, Idaho, United States
Nearest city Montpelier, ID
Coordinates 42°20′01″N 111°15′10″W / 42.333519°N 111.252734°W / 42.333519; -111.252734Coordinates: 42°20′01″N 111°15′10″W / 42.333519°N 111.252734°W / 42.333519; -111.252734
Area 2,158 acres (8.7 km2)
Established 1971
Governing body Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Montpelier Wildlife Management Area at 2,158 acres (8.73 km2) is an Idaho wildlife management area in Bear Lake County east of the town of Montpelier.[1] The WMA consists of land owned by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) and Bureau of Land Management and Idaho Department of lands property managed by IDFG.[2]

The WMA is managed for big game, including mule deer, pronghorn, and elk.[3] In addition to hunting, there is a diversity of birds for bird watching in the WMA.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Montpelier Wildlife Management Area". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ Deal, Jerry (July 1999). "Montpelier Wildlife Management Area Management Plan". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Montpelier Wildlife Management Area, Idaho". Public Lands Information Center. Archived from the original on February 21, 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.