Greater Sage-grouse Planning/NEPA

A Lesser Prairie-Chicken walking through a green, shrubby area. Lesser Prairie Chicken Area of Critical Environmental Concern, New MexicoThe following planning and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents have been identified by BLM Librarians as relevant to the BLM's Greater sage-grouse conservation initiative.

The latest information on active Greater Sage-grouse plans can be found here. For more information on land use planning and NEPA, please visit the BLM's Decision Support, Planning, and NEPA webpage. Other helpful resources include a BLM Glossary and the full text of the NEPA statute.


We have used these acronyms below:

EIS = Environmental Impact Statement

FEIS = Final Environmental Impact Statement

RMP = Resource Management Plan

ROD = Record of Decision

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* Revision dates are completion estimates


CALIFORNIA

Office

Date*

Documents

California State Office/ Nevada State Office 2021 Nevada and Northeastern California Record of Decision for the Greater Sage-Grouse Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
California State Office/ Nevada State Office 2020 Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-grouse Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (November)
California State Office/ Nevada State Office 2020 Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-grouse Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (February)
California State Office/ Nevada State Office 2019 Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-Grouse Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment
California State Office/ Nevada State Office 2018 Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement (May)
California State Office/ Nevada State Office 2018 Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-grouse Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement (December)
California State Office/ Nevada State Office 2015 Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-grouse Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement
California State Office/ Nevada State Office 2015 Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan Amendments for the Great Basin Region, Including the Greater Sage-grouse Sub-Regions of Idaho and Southwestern Montana, Nevada and Northeastern California, Oregon, Utah
Alturas Field Office

2008

Alturas Proposed RMP-FEIS and ROD
Eagle Lake Field Office

2008

Eagle Lake Proposed RMP-FEIS V.1 and V.2 and ROD
Sage Steppe Ecosystem Restoration Strategy: FEIS and ROD
Surprise Field Office 

2008

Surprise Proposed RMP-FEIS V.1 and V.2 and ROD
COLORADO

Office

Date*

Documents

Colorado State Office 2021 Northwest Colorado Record of Decision for the Greater Sage-grouse Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
Colorado State Office 2020 Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-grouse Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (November)
Colorado State Office 2020 Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-grouse Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (February)
Colorado State Office 2019 Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-grouse Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment; and Errata 
Colorado State Office 2018 Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-grouse Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement (December)
Colorado State Office 2018 Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement (May)
Colorado State Office 2015 Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-grouse Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment
Colorado River Valley Field Office

2014

Colorado River Valley ROD and Approved RMP (2015)
Grand Junction Resource Area

1987 (current),
2013-2015 (revisions)

Grand Junction RMP and ROD (1987); Grand Junction Draft RMP and Draft EIS (2013); Grand Junction Approved RMP and ROD (2015)
Kremmling Field Office

2015

Kremmling Approved RMP and ROD (2015)
Little Snake Field Office

2011

Little Snake RMP and ROD and additional supporting documentation
White River Resource Area

1997

Draft RMP and EIS (1994); Proposed RMP and FEIS (1996); White River Approved RMP and ROD (1997); Greater Sage-grouse Amendment (2015)
IDAHO

Office

Date*

Documents

Idaho State Office 2021 Idaho Record of Decision for the Greater Sage-grouse Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
Idaho State Office 2020 Idaho Greater Sage-grouse Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (November)
Idaho State Office 2020 Idaho Greater Sage-grouse Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (February)
Idaho State Office 2019 Idaho Greater Sage-Grouse Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment; and Errata
Idaho State Office 2018 Idaho Greater Sage-grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement (May)
Idaho State Office 2018 Idaho Greater Sage-grouse Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement (December)
Idaho State Office 2015

Idaho and Southwestern Montana Greater Sage-grouse Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment (September)

Idaho State Office 2015 Idaho and Southwestern Montana Greater Sage-grouse Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement (June)
Boise Field Office 1999 Owyhee ROD/RMP
Bruneau Field Office

1983 (current)

Bruneau Management Framework Plan 
Burley District Office 1985 Cassia RMP
Cascade

1987 (current)

Cascade Proposed RMP and FEIS
Challis Resource Area

1999

Challis RMP and ROD
Craters of the Moon National Monument

2006
2013

Craters of the Moon National Monument Management Plan and ROD (2006) Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve Management Plan Amendment (2013)

Four Rivers Field Office

2017

Four Rivers RMP: Various planning documents and information in support of the revision
Four Rivers Field Office 1983 Kuna Management Framework Plan 
Jarbidge Field Office

1987 
2013
2015

 

Jarbidge RMP (1987); Jarbidge Draft RMP and EIS Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol. 3, and Errata Sheets (2010); Jarbidge Approved RMP and ROD (2015)
Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey NCA

2008

Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area RMP/ROD and FEIS Vol. 1 and Vol. 2
Pocatello Field Office

2012

Pocatello RMP/ROD
Salmon Field Office

1987, 2001

Lemhi RMP: Resource Management Plan Amendment and ROD (2001); RMP, ROD, and Range Program Summary (1987)

Shoshone Field Office

1980 Bennett Hills/Timmerman Hills Management Framework Plan
Shoshone Field Office 1980 Magic Management Framework Plan
Shoshone Field Office 1986 Monument RMP
Sun Valley

1981

Sun Valley Management Framework Plan
Twin Falls

1982

Twin Falls Management Framework Plan
Upper Snake Field Office 1981 Big Desert Management Framework Plan
Upper Snake Field Office 1982 Big Lost Management Framework Plan 
Upper Snake Field Office 1997 Little Lost/Birch Creek Management Framework Plan
Upper Snake Field Office 1985 Medicine Lodge RMP (1985) and Draft RMP and EIS (1984)
Upper Snake Field Office

2013

Upper Snake RMP: link accesses Public Scoping and Analysis of the Management Situation
MONTANA

Office

Date*

Documents

Butte District Office 1984 Headwaters RMP: link accesses Draft RMP/EISFinal RMP/EIS, and ROD
Butte Field Office

2009

Butte RMP Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (2007); Proposed RMP/ Final EIS Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (2008); and ROD / Approved RMP (2009)
Dickinson District Office 1988 North Dakota Draft and Final RMP/EIS and ROD (1988); information on new RMP development
Dillon Field Office

2006

Dillon RMP: Draft RMP/ EIS Vol. 1Vol. 2, Vol. 3 (2004); Proposed RMP/ Final EIS Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (2005); and ROD / Approved RMP
Lewistown Field Office 2009 Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument RMP: link accesses Draft RMP/ EIS, Proposed RMP/ Final EIS Vol. 1, Vol. 2, & Vol. 3, and ROD/ Approved RMP
Miles City District Office 1984 Billings Resource Area FEIS; Proposed RMP and ROD Vol. 1 and Vol. 2
Miles City District Office 1985 Powder River DEIS, FEIS, RMP, and ROD
Miles City District Office 1985 (current),
2015 (revision)
South Dakota RMP (1985); South Dakota Draft RMP/EIS (2013) South Dakota Approved RMP (2015)
Miles City Field Office

2015

Miles City ARMP, FEIS, and ROD
Montana State Office

1994

Judith, Valley, and Phillips DEIS, RMP, FEIS, RMP, and ROD
Montana State Office 1995 Big Dry RMP and FEIS Vol. 1 and Vol. 2; ROD
Montana State Office

1988

West HiLine RMP: link accesses Draft EIS/RMP, Final EIS/RMP, and ROD
NEVADA

Office

Date*

Documents

Nevada State Office/ California State Office 2021 Nevada and Northeastern California Record of Decision for the Greater Sage-Grouse Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
Nevada State Office/California State Office 2020 Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-grouse Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (November)
Nevada State Office/California State Office 2020 Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-grouse Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (February)
Nevada State Office/California State Office 2019 Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-Grouse Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment
Nevada State Office/California State Office 2018
Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement (May)
Nevada State Office/California State Office 2018 Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-grouse Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement (December)
Nevada State Office/California State Office 2015
Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-grouse Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement
Nevada State Office/California State Office 2015
Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan Amendments for the Great Basin Region, Including the Greater Sage-grouse Sub-Regions of Idaho and Southwestern Montana, Nevada and Northeastern California, Oregon, Utah
Battle Mountain District Office 1986, several subsequent amendments Shoshone-Eureka Draft RMP and EIS (1983);  Shoshone-Eureka Proposed RMP and FEIS (1987); Alternate Links
Battle Mountain District Office 1994,1997 Tonopah Proposed RMP and FEIS (1994); Tonopah Approved RMP and ROD (1997)
Battle Mountain District Office

2015

Updated Shoshone-Eureka RMP/Tonopah RMP (in progress) 

Carson City District Office

2001 (current),
2016 (revision)

Carson City Consolidated RMP (2001)Carson City RMP revision documents and information
Elko District Office 1983, 1985, 1987, Amendments Wells Draft RMP and EIS (1983); Proposed RMP and FEIS (1985); ROD (1987); Amendments
Elko District Office

1987

Elko Proposed RMP and FEIS; ROD
Ely District Office

2008

Ely Proposed RMP and FEIS; Approved RMP and ROD
Winnemucca Field Office/ Springfield Field Office 2004 Black Rock Desert/High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area Draft RMP and EIS Vol. 1, Vol. 2 (2003); Proposed RMP and FEIS Vol. 3 (2003); RMP and ROD (2004); 
Winnemucca District Office

2013

Winnemucca Draft RMP and Draft EIS Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol. 3, Vol. 4, Vol. 5 (2010); Proposed RMP and FEIS Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol. 3, Vol. 4 (2013); more information
OREGON

Office

Date*

Documents

Baker Resource Area  1989 (current),
2013 (revision)

Baker Draft RMP and EIS (1986); Proposed RMP EIS (1989); ROD (1989)

Baker Resource Area RMP revision  Baker RMP V1; V2; V3 (2011)

Burns District Office 1991 Three Rivers RMP and FEIS V.1; V.2 (1991); Three Rivers Proposed ROD (1992)
Burns District Office

2003-2005

Andrews/Steens Draft RMP and EIS; Vol.1Vol.2   (2003)

Andrews/Steens Proposed RMP and EIS; Vol.1Vol.2 Vol.3 (2004)

Andrews/Steens ROD and RMP; Vol.1Vol.2 Vol.3 Vol.4 (2005)

Lakeview Resource Area

2003 (current),
2013 (revision)

Lakeview Proposed RMP and FEIS Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol. 3, & Vol. 4 (2003); Lakeview RMP and RODMaps (2003)

Prineville District Office

1989

Brothers/La Pine Draft RMP (1987): Proposed Brothers/La Pine RMP and FEIS (1988)

Brothers/La Pine ROD (1989)

Prineville District Office

1995 (current),
2015 (revision)

John Day Proposed RMP and FEIS V.1; V.2; V.3 (2000)

John Day Proposed RMP and FEIS V.1; V.2 (2012)

John Day ROD and RMP (2015)

Prineville District Office

2005

Upper Deschutes Draft RMP and EIS V.1; V.2; V.3 (2003)

Upper Deschutes Proposed RMP and FEIS V.1; V.2 (2004)

Upper Deschutes Proposed ROD and RMP (2005)

Vale Field Office 2002 Southeastern Oregon RMP and ROD (2002)
UTAH

Office

Date*

Documents

Utah State Office

2021

Utah Record of Decision for the Greater Sage-grouse Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

Utah State Office 2020 Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (November)
Utah State Office 2020 Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (February)
Utah State Office 2019 Record of Decision and Approved Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Resource Management Plan Amendment; and Errata
Utah State Office 2018 Utah Greater Sage-grouse Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement (December)
Utah State Office  2018 Utah Greater Sage-grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement (May)
Utah State Office 2015 Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment (September)
Utah State Office 2015 Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement (June)
Cedar City District Office

1986

Cedar/Beaver/Garfield/Antimony Draft RMP (1984)

Cedar/Beaver/Garfield/Antimony Final RMP and Final Environmental Impact Statement (1984)

Cedar/Beaver/Garfield/Antimony ROD and RMP (1986)

Cedar City District Office 1983 Pinyon Management Framework Plan (1983); area also covered by Cedar/Beaver/Garfield/Antimony RMP (see above)
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

2000

Grand Staircase-Escalante Monument Draft Management Plan and DEIS (1999)

Grand Staircase-Escalante Monument Proposed Management Plan and ROD (1999)

Grand Staircase-Escalante Monument Approved Management Plan and ROD (2000)

Kanab Field Office 2008

Kanab Draft RMP and DEIS (2007);

Kanab Proposed RMP and FEIS (2008);

Kanab ROD Approved RMP (2008)

Price Field Office 2008

 

Price Draft RMP and DEIS (2004)

Price Proposed RMP and FEIS (2008)

ROD and Approved RMP (2008)

Richfield District Office 1986

Warm Springs Resource Area Draft RMP and DEIS (1986) 

Warm Springs Resource Area Proposed RMP and FEIS (1986)

Warm Springs Resource Area ROD Rangeland Program Summary (1987)

Richfield District Office

1987

House Range Resource Area FEIS and Proposed RMP (1986)

House Range Resource Area RMP, ROD, and Rangeland Program Summary (1987)

Richfield Field Office 2008

Richfield Field Office Draft RMP and DEIS (2007); 

Richfield Field Office Proposed RMP and FEIS (2008);

Richfield Field Office ROD and Approved RMP (2008)

Salt Lake District Office

1986

Box Elder Draft RMP and EIS (1985)

Box Elder Final RMP and EIS (1985)

Box Elder ROD and RPS (1986)

Salt Lake District Office

1990

Pony Express Draft RMP and DEIS (1988)

Pony Express Proposed RMP and FEIS (1988)

Pony Express ROD and Rangeland Program Summary (1990)

Salt Lake District Office 1980 Randolph Management Framework Plan Decisions (1980) (similar to a ROD) 
Vernal Field Office

2008

Vernal Field Office Draft RMP and DEIS (2005);

Vernal Field Office Proposed RMP and FEIS (2008);

Vernal Field Office ROD and Approved RMP (2008)

WYOMING

Office

Date*

Documents

Wyoming State Office

2021

Wyoming Record of Decision for the Greater Sage-grouse Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

Wyoming State Office 2020 Wyoming Greater Sage-grouse Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (November)
Wyoming State Office 2020 Wyoming Greater Sage-grouse Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (February)
Wyoming State Office 2019 Wyoming Greater Sage-Grouse Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment and Record of Decision; and Errata
Wyoming State Office 2018 Wyoming Greater Sage-grouse Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement (December)
Wyoming State Office 2018 Wyoming Greater Sage-grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement
Wyoming State Office 2015 Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Casper, Kemmerer, Newcastle, Pinedale, Rawlins, and Rock Springs Field Offices and Bridger-Teton and Medicine Bow National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland for Public Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management Wyoming State Office and National Forest System Lands Administered by the Medicine Bow and Bridger-Teton National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland
Buffalo Field Office

1985,
2015

Buffalo Field Office Proposed RMP and FEIS (2015); Buffalo Field Office Approved RMP (2015)
Casper Field Office

2020

Casper Proposed RMP and FEIS (2007); Casper ROD and Approved RMP (2020)
Cody Field Office/Worland Field Office 2015 Bighorn Basin Supplement to the Draft RMP and DEIS (2013); Bighorn Basin Proposed RMP and FEIS V.1; V.2; V.3; V.4 (2015)
Green River Resource Area

1997

Green River ROD and RMP (1997); will be replaced by the Rock Springs RMP (under revision)

Kemmerer Field Office

2010

Kemmerer Draft RMP and DEIS Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (2007); Kemmerer Proposed RMP and FEIS (2008)Kemmerer ROD and Approved RMP (2010)
Lander Field Office

2014 

Lander Draft RMP and DEIS Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol. 3 (2011); Lander Proposed RMP and FEIS (2013); Lander ROD and Approved RMP (2014) - Project Cancelled
Newcastle Resource Area

2000

Newcastle Draft RMP and DEIS (1998); Newcastle RMP and FEIS (1999); Newcastle ROD and Approved RMP (2000)
Pinedale Field Office

2008

Pinedale Draft RMP and DEIS (2007); Pinedale Proposed RMP and FEIS (2008); Pinedale ROD and Approved RMP (2008)
Rawlins Field Office

2008

Rawlins Draft RMP and DEIS Vol. 1, Vol. 2 (2004); Rawlins Proposed RMP and FEIS (2008); Rawlins ROD and Approved RMP (2008)
Rock Springs Field Office

2014

Rock Springs RMP; will replace the Green River RMP

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