Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area
|Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
|U.S. state of Illinois showing the location of Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area|
|Location||Jasper County, Illinois, USA|
|Nearest city||Newton, Illinois|
|Area||1,775 acres (718.3 ha)|
|Governing body||Illinois Department of Natural Resources|
Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area is an Illinois state park on 1,775 acres (718.3 ha) in Jasper County, Illinois, United States. The park's grasslands are home to the largest of the three remaining Greater Prairie Chicken flocks in Illinois.
The park centers on Newton Lake, an artificial reservoir constructed to provide cooling water for the Newton Power Station, a coal-fired electricity-generating power plant operated by Ameren, a public utility holding company.
- "Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area". Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2007-05-25.
- USGS. "Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area, USGS Latona (IL) Quad". TopoQuest. Retrieved 2008-07-05.
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