San Miguel Basin Gunnison Sage-Grouse Working Group

The San Miguel Basin Gunnison Sage-Grouse Working Group's mission is to work with stakeholders 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, CO.

Members include landowners, concerned citizens, and staff or members of The Nature Conservancy, Black Canyon Audubon Society, San Miguel County, the Colorado Division of Wildlife, the Bureau of Land Management, universities, the U.S. Forest Service, Sheep Mountain Alliance, the Natural Resource Conservation Service, the San Miguel Watershed Coalition, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Castleton Commodities International, and other organizations.

What we do:

  • Conserve Sage-Grouse habitat by writing grants, raising funds, and coordinating the donation or purchase of land and/or conservation easements
  • Plan and coordinate habitat improvement projects
  • Provide comments on land use decisions that effect Gunnison Sage-Grouse
  • Help people learn more about Gunnison Sage-Grouse and the threats to its survival
  • Hold working group and committee meetings to share information and to plan and implement strategies

Download the San Miguel Basin Sage Grouse Conservation Plan

Contact San Miguel Basin Gunnison Sage-Grouse Working Group

Leigh Robertson
596 Sabeta Drive
Ridgway, Colorado  81432
Phone: 970-316-1650


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Dolores County, Colorado
  • Montrose County, Colorado
  • Ouray County, Colorado
  • San Juan County, Colorado
  • San Miguel County, Colorado

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