Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

Vale Local Working Group, Oregon
Sage-grouse Species:

Greater sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Christopher Watkins
Local Conservation Plan:
Vale LWG (see OR State Plan) (Aug 2005) Local Contacts:
Christian Hagen
Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
Sage-grouse Program Coordinator
(541) 388-6350 Ext 227

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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 Oregon
Image of LWG location in state.
Conservation Planning Efforts
Lead Agency:
Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
Year formed:
Current Activity:
Implementing projects
Meeting Schedule:

Overview of the Vale Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 6,213,496 acres (2,514,523 ha.)
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Indian Affairs:   17,439 acres (7,060 ha.)   <1%
Bureau of Land Management:   4,609,020 acres (1,866,000 ha.)   74%
Bureau of Reclamation:   33,592 acres (13,600 ha.)   <1%
Private ownership:   1,237,791 acres (501,130 ha.)   20%
State:   306,058 acres (123,910 ha.)   5%
US Forest Service:   1,195 acres (484 ha.)   <1%
US Fish & Wildlife Service:   834 acres (338 ha.)   <1%
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 2188 (667) 8317 (2535)
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 47 - 77 18 - 36
Precipitation (inches): 0.4 - 1.2 0.6 - 4.1
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Northern Great Basin:   1,914,077 acres (7,749 ha.)   31%
Snake River Plain:   4,296,318 acres (17,394 ha.)   69%

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