San Miguel Basin Gunnison Sage Grouse Working Group
Mission: to work together and coordinate efforts to ensure a thriving population of Gunnison sage grouse in a healthy, conserved sagebrush ecosystem while helping to ensure a sustainable community in the San Miguel Basin, Colorado. The working group conserves sage grouse habitat by writing grants, raising funds, and coordinating the donation or purchase of land and/or conservation easements; plans and coordinates habitat improvement projects; provides comments on land use decisions that effect Gunnison Sage Grouse; helps people learn more about Gunnison Sage Grouse and the threats to its survival; and holds working group and committee meetings to share information and to plan and implement strategies.
Contact: Nathaniel West, Supervisory Wildlife Biologist, BLM Tres Rios Field Office | Office (970) 882-1128 | Cell (970) 749-1809 | 29211 Hwy. 184, Dolores, CO 81323
A male Gunnison Sage Grouse. Photo credit: Jeremy Roberts, Conservation Media. Location: Warner Mountains, Oregon.