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Sage Grouse Group to Meet in Jackson

Sage grouse working group meeting open to public.

5/21/2018 2:55:47 PM

Jackson - The Upper Snake River Basin Sage Grouse Working Group will hold its next meeting at 1:30pm, Thursday, May 31, at the Wyoming Game and Fish Office in Jackson (420 North Cache Street).
Topics to be discussed at the meeting include:

  1. Review 2018 lek survey results that are available
  2. Status of Spread Creek sage grouse study
  3. Update on sage grouse work to address JH Airport wildlife hazard plan
  4. Update from Tom Christiansen on statewide issues
  5. Update on Wyoming’s response to Department of Interior’s intent to modify sage grouse conservation plans on federal lands
  6. Discussion of proposed projects for funding and selection of a project or projects the Working Group supports for funding in 2018
The public is invited to attend the meeting and a public participation period will be scheduled. Contact Joe Bohne at 307-654-7865 or Aly Courtemanch at 307-733-2321 for additional information.
The group is one of eight regional working groups statewide. Each is composed of citizens representing groups interested in sage grouse conservation. The group develops and initiates conservation plans to benefit sage grouse and, when feasible, other species that use sagebrush habitats. Learn more about sage grouse, the regional working groups, and their management plans at:  https://wgfd.wyo.gov/Habitat/Sage-Grouse-Management.
 
Wyoming Game and Fish supports the Americans with Disabilities Act. Anyone needing auxiliary aids to attend this meeting should call 800-423-4113. Every effort will be made for reasonable accommodation.

(Mark Gocke, Public Information Specialist, 307-733-2321)

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