Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

Dillon Local Working Group, Montana
Sage-grouse Species:

Greater sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Christopher Watkins
Local Conservation Plan:
Dillon Local Working Group Sage-grouse Action Plan (Nov 2011) Local Contacts:
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 Montana
Image of LWG location in state.
Conservation Planning Efforts
Lead Agency:
Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks
Year formed:
Current Activity:
Meeting; completed local action plan; engaged in a grazing workshop; 3-5 mtgs planned for Spring and Summer with objective of education/outreach.
Meeting Schedule:

Overview of the Dillon Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 5,895,922 acres (2,386,005 ha.)
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Reclamation:   4,693 acres (1,900 ha.)   <1%
Bureau of Land Management:   919,334 acres (372,200 ha.)   16%
Private ownership:   2,160,756 acres (874,800 ha.)   37%
Miscellaneous Federal Entities:   15,314 acres (6,200 ha.)   <1%
National Park Service:   741 acres (300 ha.)   <1%
US Fish & Wildlife Service:   40,014 acres (16,200 ha.)   <1%
US Forest Service:   2,218,554 acres (898,200 ha.)   38%
The Nature Conservancy:   247 acres (100 ha.)   <1%
State:   509,808 acres (206,400 ha.)   9%
water:   22,477 acres (9,100 ha.)   <1%
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 4190 (1277) 11289 (3441)
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 38 - 66 7 - 28
Precipitation (inches): 1.0 - 4.1 0.2 - 7.2
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Snake River Plain:   5,580,471 acres (22,593 ha.)   95%

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