Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

Upper Green River Basin Local Working Group, Wyoming
Sage-grouse Species:
Greater
Sage-grouse

Greater sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Christopher Watkins
Local Conservation Plan:
Upper Green River Basin Sage-grouse LWG Plan (May 2007) Local Contacts:
Bob Barrett
Sportspersons
Chair
(307) 367-2046

sage grouse picture

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 Wyoming
Image of LWG location in state.
Conservation Planning Efforts
Lead Agency:
Wyoming Department of Game & Fish
Year formed:
2004
Current Activity:
Implementing projects
Meeting Schedule:
4-6x/year


Overview of the Upper Green River Basin Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 2,634,109 acres (1,065,990 ha.)
Stewardship:
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Indian Affairs:   3 acres (1 ha.)   <1%
Bureau of Land Management:   1,034,115 acres (418,670 ha.)   39%
Private ownership:   567,482 acres (229,750 ha.)   22%
State:   101,828 acres (41,226 ha.)   4%
US Forest Service:   899,821 acres (364,300 ha.)   34%
water:   29,771 acres (12,053 ha.)   1%
Elevation:
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 6552 (1997) 13691 (4173)
Climate:
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 34 - 64 2 - 23
Precipitation (inches): 0.7 - 2.5 0.3 - 5.9
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Wyoming Basin:   2,217,294 acres (8,977 ha.)   84%

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