Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

South Magic Valley Local Working Group, Idaho
Sage-grouse Species:

Greater sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Christopher Watkins
Local Conservation Plan:
South Magic Valley Sage-grouse LWG Plan (Mar 2010) Local Contacts:
Justin Barrett
Idaho Department of Fish & Game
(208) 324-4359

Mike Pepper
KMP Planning
(208) 734-6208

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:
Not yet formed
Meeting Schedule:

Overview of the South Magic Valley Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 903,957 acres (365,820 ha.)
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Land Management:   390,482 acres (158,090 ha.)   43%
Private ownership:   205,867 acres (83,347 ha.)   23%
State:   38,490 acres (15,583 ha.)   4%
US Forest Service:   268,588 acres (108,740 ha.)   30%
water:   163 acres (66 ha.)   <1%
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 4117 (1255) 9360 (2853)
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 48 - 73 16 - 32
Precipitation (inches): 0.5 - 1.6 0.6 - 4.0
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Snake River Plain:   905,650 acres (3,667 ha.)   100%

View All State or Provincial Documents Documents for the South Magic Valley Local Working Group

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