Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

Middle Park Local Working Group, Colorado
Sage-grouse Species:

Greater sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Christopher Watkins
Local Conservation Plan:
Middle Park Sage-grouse LWG Plan (Jan 2001) Local Contacts:
Michelle Cowardin
Colorado Division of Wildlife
Wildlife Conservation Biologist
(970) 725-6212

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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, implementing projects
Meeting Schedule:

Overview of the Middle Park Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 1,410,835 acres (570,947 ha.)
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Land Management:   154,553 acres (62,572 ha.)   11%
National Park Service:   96,387 acres (39,023 ha.)   7%
Private ownership:   368,623 acres (149,240 ha.)   26%
State:   63,173 acres (25,576 ha.)   4%
US Forest Service:   727,514 acres (294,540 ha.)   52%
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 6827 (2081) 13543 (4128)
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 34 - 64 5 - 27
Precipitation (inches): 1.2 - 2.7 0.6 - 6.6
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Wyoming Basin:   1,406,220 acres (5,693 ha.)   100%

View All State or Provincial Documents Documents for the Middle Park Local Working Group

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