Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

South-Central NV Local Working Group, Nevada
Sage-grouse Species:
Greater
Sage-grouse

Greater sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Christopher Watkins
Local Conservation Plan:
South Central NV Sage-grouse LWG Plan (May 2004) 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.

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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 Nevada
Image of LWG location in state.
Conservation Planning Efforts
Lead Agency:
Nevada Department of Wildlife
Year formed:
2002
Current Activity:
Not currently meeting.
Meeting Schedule:
hasn't met in ~2 years


Overview of the South-Central NV Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 15,847,118 acres (6,413,127 ha.)
Stewardship:
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Indian Affairs:   8,336 acres (3,375 ha.)   <1%
Bureau of Land Management:   10,313,485 acres (4,175,500 ha.)   65%
Department of Defense:   1,506,725 acres (610,010 ha.)   10%
Department of Energy:   197,370 acres (79,907 ha.)   1%
National Park Service:   88,853 acres (35,973 ha.)   <1%
Private ownership:   1,234,432 acres (499,770 ha.)   8%
State:   19,437 acres (7,869 ha.)   <1%
US Forest Service:   2,367,866 acres (958,650 ha.)   15%
US Fish & Wildlife Service:   99,492 acres (40,280 ha.)   <1%
water:   4,190 acres (1,696 ha.)   <1%
Elevation:
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 3944 (1202) 11916 (3632)
Climate:
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 46 - 75 18 - 39
Precipitation (inches): 0.3 - 1.4 0.3 - 3.4
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Snake River Plain:   351,481 acres (1,423 ha.)   2%
Southern Great Basin:   14,515,696 acres (58,768 ha.)   92%

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