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Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Wetland Management District

Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Wetland Management District

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Published by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National parks and reserves -- Montana,
  • Wildlife refuges -- Montana,
  • Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge (Mont.),
  • Benton Lake Wetland Management District (Mont.)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[14] p. :
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15338769M

    Cover acres (19 square miles), Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located on the western edge of the northern Great Plains, 50 miles east of the Rocky Mountains and 12 miles north of Great Falls, Montana. Despite its name, Benton Lake is actually a 5,acre shallow wetland created by the last continental glacier thousands.   The refuge complex oversees management of 2 refuges, 1 wetland management district containing 22 waterfowl production areas, 3 conservation areas, and administers easements within the Refuge System: Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge was established in and consists of 12, fee-title acres and acres of right-of-way easement.

    A Naturalist’s Guide to the Great Plains. Paul A. Johnsgard. This book documents nearly US and Canadian locations where wildlife refuges, nature preserves, and similar properties protect natural sites that lie within the North American Great Plains, from Canada’s Prairie . The project was funded by a $75, North American Wetlands Conservation Act grant, which DU and partners matched. Partners included the FWS, MFWP, Pheasants Forever and the North American Wetland Conservation Council. Benton Lake NWR is part of a ,acre national wildlife refuge .

    Proposed Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes National Wildlife Refuge: environmental assessment, land protection plan, and conceptual management plan: San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties, California / (Ventura, CA (P.O. Box , Ventura ): US Fish & Wildlife Service, Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex, []), by U.S. Fish and. Volunteer of the Year: Ann Humphrey, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, Pacific Islands. Friends Group of the Year: The Friends of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge in Minnesota. Recipients. Refuge Manager of the Year: Tom Kerr, refuge manager, St. Croix Wetland Management District and Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin.


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Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Wetland Management District Download PDF EPUB FB2

Benton Lake Wetland Management District is managed as part of the Western Montana National Wildlife Refuge Complex. About the NWRS. National Wildlife Refuge System. The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife.

The Benton Lake Wetland Management District is managed as part of the Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The District was established in It covers 10 counties (Cascade, Chouteau, Glacier, Hill, Lewis & Clark, Liberty, Pondera, Powell, Teton, and Toole) and includes 23 waterfowl production areas, 3 conservation areas, and 4.

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Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge is a 12,acre (5, ha) National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in the central part of the U.S. state of Montana.

It lies in northern Cascade County, 12 mi (19 km) north of the city of Great Falls, Lake NWR includes shortgrass prairie and seasonal wetlands, and is nearly surrounded by the Highwood Mountains to the east, Big Belt Mountains to the Location: Cascade County, Montana, USA.

Benton Lake Wetland Management District From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Benton Lake Wetland Management District is located in the U.S.

state of Montana and is the largest wetland district in the nation. Covering an area of 25, sq mi (65, km 2) the district extends from the Canada–United States border to Helena, on: Montana, USA. Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge cover acres (19 square miles)is located on the western edge of the northern Great Plains, 50 miles east of the Rocky Mountains and 12 miles north of Great Falls.

Despite its name, Benton Lake is actually a 5,acre shallow wetland created by the last continental glacier thousands of years ago. Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Great Falls: See 17 reviews, articles, and 20 photos of Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 48 attractions in Great Falls/ TripAdvisor reviews.

Description: Benton Lake Wetland Management District (WMD) covers the largest geographical area of any District in the United States. District staff actively manage waterfowl production areas (WPA) and administer an active conservation easement program.

An evaluation of ecosystem restoration and management options for Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Prepared for U. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 6, Denver, CO. Greenbrier Wetland Services Publication Blue Heron Conservation Design and Printing LLC, Bloomfield, MO. Photo credits: Mike Artmann, Karen Kyle, Frank Nelson.

With its headquarters in Great Falls, the refuge complex encompasses the Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Benton Lake Wetland Management District. The big skies of Montana watch over 21 National Wildlife Refuges and five Wetland Management Districts.

On each of these protected expanses of land lives hundreds of fish and wildlife species, many of which are endangered. Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge. |a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1: 0 |a Crosby Wetland Management District, Lake Zahl National Wildlife Refuge |h [electronic resource]: |b waterfowl production area and national wildlife refuge GIS maps.

|a Scale not given. Amy has worked with the USFWS sincebeginning her career in Montana at Lee Metcalf NWR, National Bison Range Refuge Complex, and Benton Lake Wetland Management District. Most recently, Amy has worked as a Wildlife Refuge Specialist in Kansas at Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge.

She will begin in early U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service LICENSE# NAME Benton Lake NWR Invasive Species Strike Team ADDRESS (Refuge or WPA) BNL CITY, STATE, ZIP Great Falls, MT PHONE Ext. APPLICATION #1 APPLICATION #2 Applicator/Operator Name (s) Levi Morgan Date County Cascade Time Start/Stop /   InBenton Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Wetland Management District began work on a year comprehensive conservation plan to outline its long-term management.

One of the main goals of. Take a wildlife tour at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, United States. Get details of location & timings for better planning. Find reviews, ratings & map of nearby places. Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Great Falls: Hours, Address, Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge Reviews: /5 there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected.

Please choose a different date. There isn't really a lake at Benton Lake Wildlife Refuge. It is a wetlands. We talked to a worker/ TripAdvisor reviews. Montana National Wildlife Refuges: Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge ; Benton Lake Wetland Management District ; Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge ; Charles M.

Russell National Wildlife Refuge ; Halfbreed Lake National Wildlife Refuge ; Lake Mason National Wildlife Refuge ; Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge ; Lost Trail National Wildlife. Get this from a library. Benton Lake WMD Wetland Management District.

[U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,; National Wildlife Refuge System (U.S.),]. acre National Bison Range has seen a complex, long-running exchange between the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the tribes over management.

The wildlife refuge. Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge is dominated by native shortgrass prairie and seasonal wetlands. The refuge is located on the western edge of the northern Great Plains about 80 km east of the Rocky Mountain Front and only 19 km from Great Falls, the third-largest city in Montana.

The lake itself is a shallow wetland created by the last.Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge. MT. Benton Lake Wetland Management District. MT. Big Boggy National Wildlife Refuge. TX. Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge. LA. Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge. AR. Big Muddy National Fish & Wildlife Refuge.

MO.Benton Lake Wetland Management District (WMD) was established in in the heart of Montana's Big Sky country. The District cov square miles, includes 10 counties, and is the largest WMD in the country. The mission of this WMD is to protect wetlands and surrounding grasslands for the benefit of waterfowl and other wildlife.