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Wah Wah WSA

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Wah Wah Mountains WSA 

Size: 42,140 acres
Location: Southwestern Millard County and northwestern Beaver County, about 30 miles west of Milford, UT.
Vegetation: Pinyon-juniper woodland is the dominant vegetation type.
General Description: The WSA encloses a narrow, flat-topped mountain range with steep, rugged sides.
Special Features:
• Bald eagles, peregrine falcons, and golden eagles are raptor species within the WSA.
• Other sensitive species that could inhabit the WSA include the ferruginous hawk, long-billed curlew, burrowing owl, and kit fox.
• Three sensitive plant species that may be found in the WSA are the Cryptantha compacta, Eriogonum ammophilum, and Sphaeralcea caespitosa.
• Bristlecone pine grows on about 190 acres in the higher parts of the WSA. Bristlecones are rare in this area and those in the WSA are exceptionally large, reaching heights of 50 feet or more. Bristlecone pines are among the oldest living trees.