Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

Dove Creek/Monticello Local Working Group, Utah
Sage-grouse Species:

Gunnison sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Rob Bennetts
Local Conservation Plan:
San Juan County (SWOG) Sage-grouse LWG Plan (May 2000) Local Contacts:
Bruce Adams

Lorien Belton
Utah State University Extension
Community-based Extension Specialist
(435) 770-2413

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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 Utah
Image of LWG location in state.
Conservation Planning Efforts
Lead Agency:
Colorado Division of Wildlife / Utah Division of Wildlife Resources / Utah's Community-based Conservation Program
Year formed:
Current Activity:
Implementation phase; identifying needs; working towards CCAA
Meeting Schedule:
at least 3x/year

Overview of the Dove Creek/Monticello Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 959,180 acres (388,168 ha.)
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Land Management:   477,204 acres (193,200 ha.)   50%
water:   101 acres (41 ha.)   <1%
US Forest Service:   2,964 acres (1,200 ha.)   <1%
Private ownership:   400,881 acres (162,300 ha.)   42%
Bureau of Indian Affairs:   11,115 acres (4,500 ha.)   1%
State:   66,196 acres (26,800 ha.)   7%
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 4285 (1306) 8094 (2467)
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 54 - 83 16 - 39
Precipitation (inches): 0.6 - 1.5 0.5 - 1.6
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Colorado Plateau:   668,135 acres (2,705 ha.)   70%

View All State or Provincial Documents Documents for the Dove Creek/Monticello Local Working Group

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