Sterling Wildlife Management Area

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Sterling Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A map of Idaho showing the location of Sterling WMA
A map of Idaho showing the location of Sterling WMA
Location Bingham County, Idaho, United States
Nearest city Aberdeen, ID
Coordinates 42°57′45″N 112°45′56″W / 42.962573°N 112.765686°W / 42.962573; -112.765686Coordinates: 42°57′45″N 112°45′56″W / 42.962573°N 112.765686°W / 42.962573; -112.765686
Area 3,400 acres (13.8 km2)
Established 1968
Governing body Idaho Department of Fish and Game
http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/ifwis/ibt/site.aspx?id=SE8

Sterling Wildlife Management Area at 3,400 acres (14 km2) is an Idaho wildlife management area in Bingham County near the town of Aberdeen.[1] The WMA consists of Idaho Department of Fish and Game and Bureau of Reclamation land along American Falls Reservoir.[2]

Surrounding cropland is managed cooperatively to provide cover for waterfowl and upland game birds.[3] Ducks are common in the WMA, and there are opportunities for hunting.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carey Lake Wildlife Management Area". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ Rose, Dean (July 1999). "Sterling Wildlife Management Area Management Plan". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sterling 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.