Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

Rich County Local Working Group, Utah
Sage-grouse Species:
Greater
Sage-grouse

Greater sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Christopher Watkins
Local Conservation Plan:
Rich County Sage-grouse LWG Plan (Oct 2006) 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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Location of the Local Working Group within Utah
Image of LWG location in state.
Conservation Planning Efforts
Lead Agency:
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources / Utah's Community-based Conservation Program
Year formed:
2005
Current Activity:
Implementation phase; identifying needs; working towards CCAA
Meeting Schedule:
at least 3x/year


Overview of the Rich County Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 696,488 acres (281,860 ha.)
Stewardship:
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Land Management:   169,741 acres (68,721 ha.)   24%
Private ownership:   387,222 acres (156,770 ha.)   56%
State:   51,949 acres (21,032 ha.)   7%
US Forest Service:   49,882 acres (20,195 ha.)   7%
water:   36,731 acres (14,871 ha.)   5%
Elevation:
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 5925 (1806) 9252 (2820)
Climate:
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 41 - 72 7 - 30
Precipitation (inches): 0.8 - 1.7 0.5 - 6.3
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Wyoming Basin:   559,282 acres (2,264 ha.)   80%
Southern Great Basin:   135,480 acres (548 ha.)   19%

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