Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

West Box Elder Local Working Group, Utah
Sage-grouse Species:

Greater sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Christopher Watkins
Local Conservation Plan:
West Box Elder Sage-grouse LWG Plan (Jul 2006) Local Contacts:
Jay Tanner

Ken Spackman

Todd Black
Utah State University Extension
Community-based Extension Specialist
(435) 770-9302

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 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:
Current Activity:
Implementation phase; identifying needs; working towards CCAA
Meeting Schedule:
at least 3x/year

Overview of the West Box Elder Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 1,703,710 acres (689,470 ha.)
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Land Management:   654,229 acres (264,870 ha.)   38%
Private ownership:   867,884 acres (351,370 ha.)   51%
State:   108,161 acres (43,790 ha.)   6%
US Forest Service:   72,611 acres (29,397 ha.)   4%
water:   107 acres (43 ha.)   <1%
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 4219 (1286) 9944 (3031)
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 46 - 74 14 - 31
Precipitation (inches): 0.6 - 1.6 0.4 - 3.4
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Snake River Plain:   932,796 acres (3,776 ha.)   55%
Southern Great Basin:   772,122 acres (3,126 ha.)   45%

View All State or Provincial Documents Documents for the West Box Elder Local Working Group

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