Payette River Wildlife Management Area

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Payette River Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A map of Idaho showing the location of Payette River WMA
A map of Idaho showing the location of Payette River WMA
Location Payette County, Idaho, United States
Nearest city New Plymouth, ID
Coordinates 44°00′21″N 116°48′50″W / 44.005942°N 116.813867°W / 44.005942; -116.813867Coordinates: 44°00′21″N 116°48′50″W / 44.005942°N 116.813867°W / 44.005942; -116.813867
Area 1,200 acres (4.9 km2)
Established 1960
Governing body Idaho Department of Fish and Game
http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/ifwis/ibt/site.aspx?id=55

Payette River Wildlife Management Area at 1,200 acres (4.9 km2) is an Idaho wildlife management area in Payette County near New Plymouth along the Payette River.[1] Land was first purchased by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game in 1960.[2]

The WMA consists of several units, including the 650 acres (260 ha) Birding Islands segment.[3][4] Canada geese and other waterfowl are abundant in the WMA, but large mammals are scarce.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Payette River Wildlife Management Area". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ DGravett. "Birding Islands". The Delawares of Idaho. Archived from the original on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Payette River Wildlife Management Area". Public Lands Information Center. Archived from the original on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Payette River Wildlife Management Area (Birding Islands Segment)". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Wildlife Management Areas". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Payette River Wildlife Management Area (WMA)". USGS. Archived from the original on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2012.