Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area

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Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A map of Idaho showing the location of Craig Mountain WMA
A map of Idaho showing the location of Craig Mountain WMA
Location Nez Perce County, Idaho, United States
Nearest city Lewiston, ID
Coordinates 46°07′29″N 116°55′04″W / 46.124601°N 116.917648°W / 46.124601; -116.917648Coordinates: 46°07′29″N 116°55′04″W / 46.124601°N 116.917648°W / 46.124601; -116.917648
Area 115,000 acres (465.4 km2)
Established 1971
Governing body Idaho Department of Fish and Game / Bureau of Land Management
http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/IFWIS/ibt/site.aspx?id=N43

Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area at 115,000 acres (470 km2) is an Idaho wildlife management area in Nez Perce County along the Snake River in southern Lewiston.[1] The WMA is cooperatively managed by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game and the Bureau of Land Management.[2]

The WMA provides habitat for mule deer, elk, wild turkey, and other game species.[3] Bighorn sheep were reintroduced to the WMA in 1983.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area Long Range Management Plan". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. April 1998. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area". Public Lands Information Center. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Wildlife Management Areas". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2012.