CWMU program


Operator information

  • Name: Garrett Conover
  • Phone: 435-749-0247
  • Email:

CWMU description

The Conover-Jensen Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is located in Carbon County, about 27 km northeast of Price, Utah up Nine Mile Canyon. Solider is one of the highest points at about 9100 feet elevation. Lower elevations are in the north along Nine Mile Canyon which ranges from 6800 feet to 7200 feet and forms part of the unit's north boundary. Pole Canyon on the westside ranges from 7200 feet to 8200 feet. On the eastside Cow Canyon ranges from 6800 feet to 8600 feet. The most common elevation is 8000 feet but ranges from 6700 feet to 9200 feet with an elevation difference of 2500 feet. Fifty-five percent (55%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 7200 feet and 8600 feet an elevation difference of1 1400 feet.

The Conover-Jensen Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit land is mostly covered with Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22), 35%. This Aspen Forest and Woodland is mostly in the south and southwest of the CWMU. Colorado Plateau Pinyon-Juniper Woodland (36) covers close to 22% of the land. This Pinyon-Juniper Woodland occurs primarily in the north and northeast. Scatted throughout the CWMU is Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62) making up about 16%.

One of the Conover - Jensen Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, SUNNYSIDE (428474), is 14.6 km southeast of the southeast edge of the CWMU. SUNNYSIDE has eighty-three (83) years of records, 1905 - 1988. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 4.13 inches, but it can be as high as 7.39 inches or as low as 1.66 inches. During the 91-day FALL period, 14 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 9 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 2 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. There can also be 1 day with precipitation greater than or equal to 1.00 inch. Snowfall during the FALL averages 12.6 inches but can be as high as 31.0 inches. FALL temperature at SUNNYSIDE averages 49.2 degrees F. but can be as high as 89.0 degrees F. or as low as 8.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 30 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and no day above 90 degrees F.


  • Counties: Carbon
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Nine Mile

Access contact

  • Name: Garrett Conover
  • Phone: 435-749-0247
  • Best time to contact: Anytime

Property size

An estimate of the property size and the public/private composition

Private 10805
Public 40
Total 10845

Hunting opportunities (acres, days and dates)

The opportunity to hunt on this CWMU depends on the type of animal hunted

Acres Days Dates
Buck deer 10800 5 10/1-10/10
Bull elk 10800 5 9/15-9/25
Bull moose 0 0 n/a
Buck pronghorn 0 0 n/a
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 10800 9 10/1-10/20
Cow moose 0 0 n/a
Doe pronghorn 0 0 n/a

Available hunting permits

Private indicates that there are permits available for sale by the CWMU operator

Public Private
Buck deer 3 24
Buck deer (management) 0 0
Bull elk 1 6
Bull moose 0 0
Buck pronghorn 0 0
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 3 2
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

Common questions

Question Answer
Can I bring a guest? Yes.
Can I hunt on Sunday? Yes.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No.
Are horses allowed? Yes.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes.
Is a guide service available? Yes.
Do you offer a packing service? No.
Is lodging or food available? No.
Can I camp on the CWMU? Yes.
Is the CWMU handicapped accessible? No.
Are maps available? No.
Are any other activities offered on the CWMU? No.
Are there any closed areas on the property? No.

Rules of conduct

  • None specified
This map is provided for general reference only and does not constitute a legal hunt boundary. The Division does not guarantee access to any private or public land. Hunt unit boundaries may include private property or other excluded areas.