Greater Sage- Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) Winter Habitat for the Idaho and Southwestern Montana Greater Sage-Grouse Final Environmental Impact Statement

Abstract

Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) Winter Habitat as mapped by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) for the Idaho and Southwestern Montana Greater Sage-Grouse Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). Data is limited to Idaho. Winter was defined as December 1 - February 28. This layer includes IDFG Nesting habitat that overlaps winter habitat. See processing steps for how IDFG developed spatial data for GRSG winter habitat.

In Montana (Dillon Field Office) winter habitat use by Greater Sage-Grouse (GRSG) is highly variable due to snow pack and can change year to year. Spatial data depicting GRSG winter for the Dillon Field Office is not available. It is primarily encompasses within the Priority Habitat Management Areas. Elevation in the Raft River Unit of the Sawtooth National Forest in Utah precludes GRSG winter habitat.

Purpose

Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) Winter Habitat as mapped by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) for the Idaho and Southwestern Montana Greater Sage-Grouse Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). Winter was defined as December 1 - February 28. The intended use of all data in the BLM's GIS library is to support diverse activities including planning, management, maintenance, research, and interpretation.

Dataset Credit

Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Use Limitations

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Distribution


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Bounding Rectangle

West: -117.428430
East: -111.067963
North: 45.235085
South: 41.331526

Spatial Reference

ArcGIS coordinate system

* Type: Projected
* Geographic coordinate reference: GCS_North_American_1983
* Projection: NAD_1983_Albers

Point of Contact

Individual's Name: Brent Ralston
Organization's Name: U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Branch of Resources and Sciences
Contact's Position: Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Lead, Idaho and Southwestern Montana Subregion
Contact's Email: id_so_information@blm.gov
Contact's Voice Mail: 208-373-4000

Point of Contact

Individual's Name: Brent Ralston
Organization's Name: U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Branch of Resources and Sciences
Contact's Position: Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Lead, Idaho and Southwestern Montana Subregion
Contact's Email: id_so_information@blm.gov
Contact's Voice Mail: 208-373-4000

Point of Contact

Individual's Name: Brent Ralston
Organization's Name: U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Branch of Resources and Sciences
Contact's Position: Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Lead, Idaho and Southwestern Montana Subregion
Contact's Email: id_so_information@blm.gov
Contact's Voice Mail: 208-373-4000

Point of Contact

Individual's Name: Brent Ralston
Organization's Name: U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Branch of Resources and Sciences
Contact's Position: Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Lead, Idaho and Southwestern Montana Subregion
Contact's Email: id_so_information@blm.gov
Contact's Voice Mail: 208-373-4000

Point of Contact

Individual's Name: Brent Ralston
Organization's Name: U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Branch of Resources and Sciences
Contact's Position: Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Lead, Idaho and Southwestern Montana Subregion
Contact's Email: id_so_information@blm.gov
Contact's Voice Mail: 208-373-4000