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Sage-Grouse Executive Order


Wyoming Sage-Grouse Executive Order

Public Input Requested

Due May 1, 2019


Governor Gordon is interested in suggestions that may be used to update the Sage-Grouse Executive Order. Sage-Grouse Implementation Team Chairman Bob Budd asks to please use the existing SGEO as the base document to work from. Rather than word-smithing it, we recommend you focus on pointing out the specific areas that you think need clarification and explain why. We ask that you please explain the issues you see with the content and be specific as to what section or page number you’re referring to. Comments are due by May 1st and should be submitted to

The State of Wyoming's Sage-Grouse Conservation Strategy
Sage-Grouse Executive Order 2015-4
Executive Order 2017-2 on Wetlands and Riparian Habitat
Chart: Avoidance, Minimization, and Compensatory Mitigation for Development in Core vs. Non-core
Click here for Clarification on Oil and Gas Spacing Orders

Compensatory Mitigation
Governor Mead's Revised Compensatory Mitigation Framework
Executive Order 2018-03 Compensatory Mitigation Credit Provider Approval Process
Credit Provider Pre-Screen Worksheet
Credit Provider Prospectus 

De Minimis Projects
De Minimis Permitting Flowchart
De Minimis Projects Clarification

Vegetation Protocols and Applications

WGFD Protocols for Treating Sagebrush

Federal Sage-Grouse Decision Documents
U.S. Forest Service Greater Sage-Grouse Record of Decision – NW Colorado & Wyoming
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Federal Register Notice - 12-Month Finding on a Petition to     List Greater Sage-Grouse as an Endangered or Threatened Species
Wyoming Greater Sage-Grouse RMP/LRMP Amendments
Sage-Grouse Habitat Assessment Framework
BLM Petition/Application for Sagebrush Focal Areas Withdrawal
Bighorn Basin Approved RMP and Record of Decision
Buffalo Field Office Approved RMP and Record of Decision

BLM Instruction Memorandums 2017:


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