Hunt 9503: CWMU Turkey
DescriptionThe majority of the hunting or the best hunting is done from a tree stand or ground blind. The New Harmony CWMU is located 12.4 km in an southwest direction from Kanarraville. The north boundary of the CWMU is the border between Washington and Iron Counties. This 5,092 acre CWMU is cut on the eastside by I-15. Kanarra Creek cuts the unit near the middle entering at 5000 ft and leaving at about 4950 feet. On the westside of the unit is Ash Creek. Ash Creek enters the CWMU at 5100 ft and leaves the unit at 5000 feet. On the New Harmony CWMU 5000 feet is the most common elevation. However, the elevation ranges from 4900 feet to 6000 feet, a difference of 1100 feet. Fifty-nine percent (59%) of the unitís elevation ranges from 5400 feet to 6000 feet, a difference of 600 feet. Great Basin Pinyon-Juniper Woodland (37) is the most common land cover type, over 40%. Agriculture is another land cover type that is prominent, it is mostly in the norhern part of the unit. Both invasive annual (121) and invasive perennial (122) grassland surround the development that borders the CWMU. Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Agriculture, invasive plus Greasewood Scrub (119) account for about 90% of the land cover on the Unit. One of the New Harmony Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, New Harmony (426181), is about 3.4 km from the edge of the CWMU in a norhtwest direction. NEW HARMONY has eighty-three (99) years of records, 1911 - 2010. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average percipitation is 4.17 inches, but it can be as high as 15.61 inches or as low as 0.17 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 11 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of percipitation, 10 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 3 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of percipitation. There can also be 1 day of greater than or equal to 1.00 inch of perciptiation. Total FALL snowfall averages 2.5 inches but can be as high as 21.5 inches. FALL temperature at NEW HARMONY averages 53.2 degrees F. but can be as high as 67.7 degrees F. or as low as 38.7 degrees F. During the FALL, 28 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and more than 1 day above 90 degrees F. 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.