Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area Information
|Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
|Location||Jasper County, Illinois, U.S.|
|Nearest city||Newton, Illinois|
NEWTON LAKE STATE FISH AND WILDLIFE AREA Latitude and Longitude:
|Area||1,775 acres (718 ha)|
|Governing body||Illinois Department of Natural Resources|
Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area is an Illinois state park on 1,775 acres (718 ha) in Jasper County, Illinois, United States. The park's grasslands are home to the largest of the three remaining greater prairie chicken flocks in Illinois.
The park centers on Newton Lake, an artificial reservoir constructed to provide cooling water for the Newton Power Station, a coal-fired electricity-generating power plant operated by Ameren, a public utility holding company.
- "Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area". Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Archived from the original on 2007-06-15. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
- USGS. "Newton Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area, USGS Latona (IL) Quad". TopoQuest. Retrieved 2008-07-05.
|This article related to a protected area in Illinois is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This Jasper County, Illinois location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|