By Ed Bottum, Wildlife Biologist, Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG)
Winter is the time of year the Boise River Wildlife Management Area was created for.
During winter, the WMA functions at its “highest and best use,” providing a place for one of Idaho’s migratory mule deer herds to spend the winter in relative comfort. Relatively more comfortable say, than at higher elevations where snow depths are greater, temperatures lower and winter conditions last longer.
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