Sage-grouse Local Working Group Locator

Southcentral WY Local Working Group, Wyoming
Sage-grouse Species:

Greater sage-grouse
Photo by:
  Christopher Watkins
Local Conservation Plan:
Southcentral WY Sage-grouse LWG Plan (Mar 2007) Local Contacts:
Randy Phipps
(307) 328-3762

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 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 Southcentral WY Local Working Group Area
Total Area: 6,987,251 acres (2,827,651 ha.)
Steward Area % of Total Area
Bureau of Land Management:   3,393,780 acres (1,374,000 ha.)   49%
Private ownership:   2,278,096 acres (922,306 ha.)   33%
State:   407,550 acres (165,000 ha.)   6%
US Forest Service:   846,691 acres (342,790 ha.)   12%
US Fish & Wildlife Service:   8,178 acres (3,311 ha.)   <1%
water:   49,669 acres (20,109 ha.)   <1%
  Min Max
Feet (meters): 5840 (1780) 12021 (3664)
  Summer Winter
Temperature (F): 40 - 69 6 - 24
Precipitation (inches): 0.6 - 2.2 0.2 - 7.5
(30-yr averages, 1971 - 2000)
Floristic Provinces: Read more about Floristic Provinces...
Province name Area % of Total Area
Wyoming Basin:   6,537,843 acres (26,469 ha.)   94%
Silver Sagebrush Subdivision:   433,584 acres (1,755 ha.)   6%

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