Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

Upper Snake River Basin WY Local Working Group, Wyoming
Sage-grouse Species:

Greater sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Christopher Watkins
Local Conservation Plan:
Upper Snake River Basin WY Sage-grouse LWG Plan (Jan 2008) Local Contacts:
Sue Wolff
National Park Service
(307) 739-3464

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

Overview of the Upper Snake River Basin WY Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 2,861,148 acres (1,157,870 ha.)
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Land Management:   8,502 acres (3,442 ha.)   <1%
National Park Service:   257,819 acres (104,380 ha.)   9%
Private ownership:   256,781 acres (103,960 ha.)   9%
State:   14,265 acres (5,775 ha.)   <1%
US Forest Service:   2,256,617 acres (913,610 ha.)   79%
US Fish & Wildlife Service:   24,789 acres (10,036 ha.)   <1%
water:   39,809 acres (16,117 ha.)   1%
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 5623 (1714) 13730 (4185)
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 33 - 64 3 - 22
Precipitation (inches): 1.2 - 3.3 1.2 - 12.7
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Wyoming Basin:   1,815,746 acres (7,351 ha.)   64%

View All State or Provincial Documents Documents for the Upper Snake River Basin WY Local Working Group

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