Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

Owyhee Local Working Group, Idaho
Sage-grouse Species:

Greater sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Christopher Watkins
Local Conservation Plan:
Owyhee Sage-grouse LWG Plan (Jun 2000) Local Contacts:
Donna Bennett
(208) 834-2398

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.


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 Idaho
Image of LWG location in state.
Conservation Planning Efforts
Lead Agency:
Idaho Department of Fish & Game
Year formed:
Current Activity:
Completed plan, implementing projects
Meeting Schedule:

Overview of the Owyhee Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 3,062,082 acres (1,239,186 ha.)
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Indian Affairs:   485 acres (196 ha.)   <1%
Bureau of Land Management:   2,490,254 acres (1,008,200 ha.)   81%
Private ownership:   315,790 acres (127,850 ha.)   10%
State:   249,198 acres (100,890 ha.)   8%
water:   4,659 acres (1,886 ha.)   <1%
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 2520 (768) 8409 (2563)
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 46 - 77 17 - 35
Precipitation (inches): 0.4 - 1.4 0.6 - 5.9
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Snake River Plain:   3,060,330 acres (12,390 ha.)   100%

View All State or Provincial Documents Documents for the Owyhee Local Working Group

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