Hunt 3516: CWMU Bull elk
DescriptionThe Emma Park Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is north of Helper, Utah and is located in parts of Utah, Carbon and Duchesne Counties. The north boundary is Reservation Ridge, and the Unit touches State Highway 191 on the east and State Highway 6 on the southwest. The highest point on the unit is about 9900 feet. Since this high point is in the north of the Unit, it only drops to 9600 feet to the north. Elevation decreases to 7100 feet in the east, 8200 feet in the south and 7200 feet in the west. In the north the part of the Unit it is quite mountainous, but then flattens out before reaching cliffs in the south. The most common elevation is 7300 feet but ranges from 7000 feet to 9900 feet with an elevation difference of 2900 feet. Fifty-three percent (53%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 7800 feet and 9200 feet an elevation difference of 1400 feet.
Over half of the Emma Park Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit is either Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62) or Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland(48). Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22) is represented as is Rocky Mountain Gambel Oak-Mixed Montane Shrubland (41), Colorado Plateau Pinyon-Juniper Woodland (36)and Rocky Mountain Montane Dry-Mesic Mixed Conifer Forest and Woodland (30).
One of the Emma Park Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, SOLDIER SUMMIT (427959), is about 8.8 km northwest from the northwest edge of the CWMU. SOLDIER SUMMIT has one hundred nine (109) years of records, 1893 - 2002. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 3.09 inches, but it can be as high as 7.56 inches or as low as 1.27 inches. During the 91-day FALL period, 16 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 10 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 1 day of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. Snowfall during the FALL averages 14.3 inches but can be as high as 33.3 inches. FALL temperature at SOLDIER SUMMIT averages 40.5 degrees F. but can be as high as 95.0 degrees F. or as low as -20.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 71 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and no days 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.