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Documents and Resources

Fact Sheets

BLM, USFS Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Effort

Secretarial Order

Secretarial Order 3336 Rangeland Fire Prevention, Management and Restoration

An Integrated Rangeland Fire Management Strategy:  Final Report to the Secretary of the Interior, May 2015

SO 3336 - The Initial Report:  A Strategic Plan for Addressing Rageland Fire Prevention, Management, and Restoration in 2015

The Implementation Plan, Secretarial Order 3336 - Rangeland Fire Prevention, Management, and Restoration

The Next Stepe:  Wildfire and Sage-grouse - Rangeland Fire Prevention, Management and Restoration

Fire and Invasives Assessment Tool (FIAT) Reports

Greater Sage-Grouse Wildfire, Invasive Annual Grasses, and Conifer Expansion Assessment: Central Oregon, March 2015 (26 mb PDF)

Greater Sage-Grouse Wildfire, Invasive Annual Grasses, and Conifer Expansion Assessment: Snake/Salmon/Beaverhead, March 2015 (95 mb PDF)

Greater Sage-Grouse Wildfire, Invasive Annual Grasses, and Conifer Expansion Assessment: Northern Great Basin, March 2015 (103 mb PDF)

Greater Sage-Grouse Wildfire, Invasive Annual Grasses, and Conifer Expansion Assessment: Southern Great Basin, March 2015 (67 mb PDF)

Greater Sage-Grouse Wildfire, Invasive Annual Grasses, and Conifer Expansion Assessment: Western Great Basin, March 2015 (77 mb PDF)

If you are interested in the spatial data depicting FIAT potential treatments, management strategies, project planning areas, and other data, contact scottle@blm.gov. In your email, specify which FIAT geodatabase(s) you would like, and it will be provided via email.

Greater Sage-Grouse Wildfire, Invasive Annual Grasses and Conifer Expansion Assessment, June 2014 (6 mb PDF)

Using resistance and resilience concepts to reduce impacts of invasive annual grasses and altered fire regimes on the sagebrush ecosystem and greater sage-grouse: A strategic multi-scale approach

Instruction Memoranda:

Greater Sage-Grouse Interim Management Policies and Procedures (12/27/11)

BLM National Greater Sage-Grouse Land Use Planning Strategy (12/27/11)

National Technical Team Report (12/27/11) (645kb PDF)

Federal Register Notices:

Notice of Availability of the Wyoming Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (December 27, 2013)

Notice of Availability of the Oregon Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (November 26, 2013)

Notice of Availability of the Lewistown Field Office Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Montana (November 8, 2013)

Notice of Availability of the Idaho and Southwestern Montana Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land UsePlan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (November 1, 2013)

Notice of Availability of the Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement  (November 1, 2013)

Notice of Availability of the Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Environmental Impact Statement (November 1, 2013)

Notice of Availability of the North Dakota Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (September 27, 2013)

Notice of Availability of the Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Northwest Colorado District (August 16, 2013)

Notice of Availability of a Supplement to the Bighorn Basin Draft Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Cody and Worland Field Offices, WY (July 12, 2013)

Notice of Availability of the Draft Resource Management Plan and Associated Environmental Impact Statement for the Buffalo Resource Management Plan Revision, Buffalo Field Office, WY (June 28, 2013)

Notice of Availability of Draft Resource Management Plan and Associated Environmental Impact Statement for the South Dakota Field Office Management Plan Revision, SD (June 14, 2013)

Notice of Availability of the Draft Billings and Pompeys Pillar National Monument Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, MT (March 29, 2013)

Notice of Availability of the HiLine District Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, MT (March 22, 2013)

Notice of Availability of the Draft Miles City Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, MT (March 8, 2013)

Notice of Availability of the Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Lander Field Office Planning Area WY (February 22, 2013)

The BLM's Notice of Intent to Address Sage-Grouse in Land Management Plans (December 9, 2011).

Notice of Availability of the Draft Resource Management Plan and Associated Environmental ImpactStatement for the Lander Resource Management Plan Revision Project, Lander Field Office, Wyoming (September 9, 2011)

Foundational Documents

BLM’s current efforts build on an extensive foundation of previous work with our sister Federal agencies, State wildlife agencies and other partners. The following links provide background on the underpinnings of our current joint efforts:

2011 Interagency Greater Sage-Grouse Memorandum of Understanding (283kb PDF)

Sage-Grouse Habitat Assessment Framework: Mulit-scale Habitat Assessment Tool, August 2010 (3.3MB PDF)

March 5, 2010 Sage-Grouse Management Considerations for Energy Development (Supplement to National Sage-Grouse Habitat Conservation Strategy)

2008 Sagebrush Memorandum of Understanding among Federal agencies and the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Greater Sage-Grouse Comprehensive Conservation Strategy (2006) (4MB PDF)

November 2004 BLM National Sage-Grouse Habitat Conservation Strategy (243 kb PDF)

Individual State Wildlife Agency Greater Sage-grouse Conservation Plans

California (942kb PDF)

Colorado

Idaho (6.6mb PDF)

Montana (2.8mb PDF)

Nevada (942kb PDF)

North Dakota (1.4mb PDF)

Oregon  (14mb PDF)

South Dakota (723kb PDF)

Utah (2.6mb PDF)

Wyoming

Additional Resources

Listing a Species and Threatened or Endangered (328kb PDF)

Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA):

Outcomes in Conservation:  Sage Grouse Initiative (4 MB PDF)

Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) brochure (PDF)

SGI Homepage

Habitat Management leaflet (720kb PDF)

Seriously Sage Grouse Children’s Activity Book (1.2 MB PDF) 

U.S. Geological Survey: 

Conservation Buffer Distance Estimates for Greater Sage-Grouse—A Review

Baseline Environmental Report. USGS Open-File Report 2013–1098, “Summary of science, activities, programs, and policies that influence the rangewide conservation of greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus),” by D.J. Manier, D.J.A. Wood, Z.H. Bowen, R.M. Donovan, M.J. Holloran, L.M. Juliusson, K.S. Mayne, S.J. Oyler-McCance, F.R. Quamen, D.J. Saher, and A.J. Titolo (USGS Fort Collins Science Center, Fort Collins, CO).

Portal for the Baseline Environmental Report Data

SAGEMAP GIS Database and Portal

 


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