Gov. Matt Mead’s Sage Grouse Implementation Team tomorrow will consider whether to recommend extending core-area protection across a proposed gas field.
winter concentration area
A statewide team will soon decide whether to protect greater sage grouse habitat in Sublette County or develop a 3,500-well natural gas field in the heart of the bird’s wintering grounds.
Feds might move to list sage grouse as threatened or endangered if Wyoming fails to protect the largest known winter concentration area for the birds, some observers say.