Information used to reference the data.
Title: Greater Sage-grouse Core Areas SW Montana
Originators: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Publisher: U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Idaho State Office
Publication place: Boise, Idaho USA
Publication date: 20100401
Data type: vector digital data
A characterization of the data, including its intended use and limitations.
Sage-grouse core areas are habitats associated with 1) Montana's highest densities of sage-grouse (25% quartile), based on male counts and/or 2) sage-grouse lek complexes and associated habitat important to sage-grouse distribution.
The data are intended for display of sage grouse core areas in Montana. The data are intended for initial resource review and conservation planning. For evaluating or reviewing site specific applications Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) recommends contacting the appropriate FWP Regional office.
These are the Montana SageGrouse Core Areas 2010 polygons for Idaho-SW Montana Greater Sage Grouse Subregion. Areas that overlap into Idaho do not apply to Idaho and may represent difference in boundaries.
This data would not be available in spatial format without the cooperation of the wildlife biologists of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and Bureau of Land Management.
Language of dataset: en
Contact information for the individual or organization that is knowledgeable about the data.
Organization: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Person: Lydia Bailey
Position: GIS Manager
Hours of service: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m Mon-Fri
Address type: mailing address
1420 E. 6th Avenue
State or Province: MT
Postal code: 59601
How the data are represented, formatted and maintained by the data producing organization.
File or table name: GreaterSageGrouseCoreAreas_IDSWMT_Subregion_01122012
Data type: vector digital data
Data format: Shapefile
Native dataset environment: Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcCatalog 220.127.116.110
Time period(s) for which the data corresponds to the currentness reference.
The state of and maintenance information for the data.
Data status: Complete
Update frequency: As needed
Words or phrases that summarize certain aspects of the data.
Keywords: biota, Sage-grouse, Planning
Keyword thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Keywords: Greater Sage-Grouse, Upland Game Birds, Wildlife, Grouse
Keyword thesaurus: None
Restrictions and legal prerequisites for accessing or using the data after access is granted.
Users must assume responsibility to determine the usability of this data for their purposes. This data set is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) makes no representations or warranties whatsoever with respect to the accuracy or completeness of this data set and assumes no responsibility for the suitability of this data set for a particular purpose. FWP will not be liable for any damages incurred as a result of errors in this data set.
Data Security Information
Handling restrictions imposed on the data because of national security, privacy or other concerns.
Security classification: Unclassified