Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

San Miguel Basin Local Working Group, Colorado
Sage-grouse Species:

Gunnison sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Rob Bennetts
Local Conservation Plan:
San Miguel Basin Sage-grouse LWG Plan Web Site () San Miguel Basin Sage-grouse LWG Plan (Jul 1998) Local Contacts:
Leigh Robertson
(970) 316-1650

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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.


Submit minutes Local Working Group Meeting Minutes:

Please click the "Submit minutes" button to submit minutes for your Local Working Group meetings. An email window will open asking for the Local Working Group name, the meeting date, and the text (or attachment) of the minutes.

Location of the Local Working Group within Colorado
Image of LWG location in state.
Conservation Planning Efforts
Lead Agency:
Colorado Division of Wildlife
Year formed:
Current Activity:
Meeting; will update local plan in 2008; implementing projects
Meeting Schedule:
4x/year as a working group; committees also meet

Overview of the San Miguel Basin Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 1,149,887 acres (465,345 ha.)
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Land Management:   397,794 acres (161,050 ha.)   35%
Private ownership:   380,726 acres (154,140 ha.)   33%
State:   23,857 acres (9,659 ha.)   2%
US Forest Service:   347,010 acres (140,490 ha.)   30%
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 4829 (1472) 13990 (4264)
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 41 - 70 8 - 33
Precipitation (inches): 0.8 - 3.1 0.6 - 5.2
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Colorado Plateau:   762,094 acres (3,085 ha.)   66%

View All State or Provincial Documents Documents for the San Miguel Basin Local Working Group

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