Documents and Resources
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:
November 2004 BLM National Sage-Grouse Habitat Conservation Strategy (243 kb PDF)
Federal Register Notice:
The BLM's Notice of Intent to Address Sage-Grouse in Land Management Plans (December 9, 2011).
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)
Secretarial Order 3336 Rangeland Fire Prevention, Management and Restoration
Fire and Invasives Assessment Tool (FIAT) Reports
Greater Sage-Grouse Wildfire, Invasive Annual Grasses and Conifer Expansion Assessment, June 2014 (6 mb PDF)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. In your email, specify which FIAT geodatabase(s) you would like, and it will be provided via email.
Greater Sage-Grouse: A Federal and State Partnership for Conservation Success 04/17/12
Scoping Summary Report, May 2012
The Scoping Summary Report documents the results of the public and agency scoping and outreach process under the National Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Strategy.
Summary Report | Appendix A | Appendix B | Appendix C, Part 1 | Appendix C, Part 2
Scoping Meeting Materials:
Download a PDF package of materials used at Great Basin scoping meetings
View the BLM's Greater Sage-grouse breeding density Map
Individual State Wildlife Agency Greater Sage-grouse Conservation Plans
U.S. Geological Survey:
SAGEMAP GIS Database and Portal
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
Conservation Buffer Distance Estimates for Greater Sage-Grouse—A Review