Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

Washoe/Modoc Local Working Group, California
Sage-grouse Species:
Greater
Sage-grouse

Greater sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Christopher Watkins
Local Conservation Plan:
Washoe/Modoc PMUs Sage-grouse Conservation Plans (Jul 2004) Devil’s Garden – Clear Lake Sage-grouse LWG Plan (Jun 2008) Local Contacts:
Richard Shinn
California Department of Fish & Game
Modoc County Biologist
(530) 233-3581 (Devil's Garden & Likely Tables PMUs)


Marc Horney
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Rangeland Management Specialist
(530) 842-6123 x136 (Devil's Garden & Likely Tables PMUs)


Paul Roush
Bureau of Land Management
Wildlife Program Lead
(707) 825-2313 (Devil's Garden & Likely Tables PMUs)


Paul Schmidt
Bureau of Land Management
Wildlife Biologist
(530) 233-7923 (Devil's Garden & Likely Tables PMUs)


Missy Nelson
Bureau of Land Management
Wildlife Biologist
(530) 252-5305 (Buffalo-Skeddadle PMU)


Ely Flores
Bureau of Land Management
Wildlife Biologist
(530) 279-2733 (Vya & Massacre PMUs)


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This page shows where the local working group occurs within the state or province. Details about local planning efforts, the conservation plan, and points of contact are provided. Other documents relevant to this group are also included at the bottom of the page. The overview section has information about the total area within the local working group boundary, the breakdown of land ownership, and some environmental characteristics for this area. Below are minutes from previous local working group meetings. If you have minutes to post, please contact us and we will provide that information.

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Location of the Local Working Group within California
Image of LWG location in state.
Conservation Planning Efforts
Lead Agency:
Nevada Department of Wildlife / California Department of Fish & Game
Subgroup:
Buffalo-Skeddadle, Vya, & Massacre PMUs
Year formed:
2002
Current Activity:
Meeting, implementing projects
Meeting Schedule:
2x/year


Subgroup:
Devil's Garden & Likely Tables PMUs
Year formed:
2005
Current Activity:
Meeting, implementing projects
Meeting Schedule:
2x/year
Website(s):


Overview of the Washoe/Modoc Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 9,878,093 acres (3,997,539 ha.)
Stewardship:
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Indian Affairs:   363,609 acres (147,210 ha.)   4%
Bureau of Land Management:   3,993,002 acres (1,616,600 ha.)   40%
Department of Defense:   96,471 acres (39,057 ha.)   <1%
Local:   498 acres (201 ha.)   <1%
National Park Service:   24,492 acres (9,916 ha.)   <1%
Private ownership:   2,319,552 acres (939,090 ha.)   23%
State:   60,903 acres (24,657 ha.)   <1%
US Forest Service:   2,543,359 acres (1,029,700 ha.)   26%
US Fish & Wildlife Service:   233,161 acres (94,397 ha.)   2%
water:   238,963 acres (96,746 ha.)   2%
Elevation:
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 3251 (991) 10771 (3283)
Climate:
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 45 - 73 18 - 36
Precipitation (inches): 0.2 - 1.2 0.6 - 12.5
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Northern Great Basin:   9,243,728 acres (37,424 ha.)   94%

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