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Listing Status:   

Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Greater sage-grouse 

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Mountain-Prairie Region (Region 6) Wherever found Additional species information
Pacific Region (Region 1) Columbia basin DPS Additional species information
Pacific Region (Region 1) Western subspecies Additional species information
California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Bi-State Additional species information
 

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
2015-04-23 00:00:00.0 80 FR 22827 22866 Withdrawal of the Proposed Rule To List the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse and Designate Critical Habitat; Proposed rule; withdrawal.
2015-10-02 00:00:00.0 80 FR 59857 59942 12-Month Finding on a Petition To List Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) as an Endangered or Threatened Species; Proposed Rule
2008-04-29 00:00:00.0 73 FR 23172 23173 Initiation of Status Review for the Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) as Threatened or Endangered - Notice; initiation of status review and solicitation of new information; extension of period for submitting information.
1982-12-30 00:00:00.0 47 FR 58454 58460 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife for Listing as End. or Thr. Species
2010-11-10 00:00:00.0 75 FR 69222 69294 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions; Proposed Rule
2001-05-07 00:00:00.0 66 FR 22984 22994 ETWP; 12-month Finding for a Petition to List the Washington Population of Western Sage Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus phaios}
2005-05-11 00:00:00.0 70 FR 24870 24934 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Review of Native Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions; Proposed Rule
2015-08-07 00:00:00.0 80 FR 47510 47511 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Enhancement of Survival Permit Application; Greater Sage-Grouse Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances for Smith Creek Ranch LTD
2001-10-30 00:00:00.0 66 FR 54808 54832 ETWP; Review of Plant and Animal Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened,Annual Notice of Findings on Recycled Petitions, and Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions; Proposed Rule
2008-04-29 00:00:00.0 73 FR 23170 23172 90-Day Finding on a Petition to List the Western Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus phaios) as Threatened or Endangered
2014-12-05 00:00:00.0 79 FR 72449 72497 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
1991-11-21 00:00:00.0 56 FR 58804 58836 ETWP; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species; 56 FR 58804 58836
2015-02-23 00:00:00.0 80 FR 9475 9477 Draft Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances, Receipt of Application for an Enhancement of Survival Permit for the Greater Sage-Grouse on Oregon Department of State Lands, and Draft Environmental Assessment
2014-08-05 00:00:00.0 79 FR 45420 45421 Threatened Status for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse With Special Rule; Proposed rule; reopening of the comment period.
2013-11-22 00:00:00.0 77 FR 70103 70162 Review of Native Species That are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
2008-12-10 00:00:00.0 73 FR 75176 75244 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions; Proposed Rule
2002-06-13 00:00:00.0 67 FR 40657 40679 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Review of Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Recycled Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
2004-01-07 00:00:00.0 69 FR 933 936 90-day Finding for a Petition To List the Eastern Subspecies of the Greater Sage-Grouse as Endangered: Notice of 90-day petition finding, not substantial
2006-12-19 00:00:00.0 71 FR 76058 76079 90-Day Finding on Petitions to List the Mono Basin Area Population of the Greater Sage-Grouse as Threatened or Endangered
2006-09-12 00:00:00.0 71 FR 53756 53835 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
2013-12-20 00:00:00.0 78 FR 77087 77089 Threatened Status for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse With Special Rule and Designation of Critical Habitat
2010-03-23 00:00:00.0 75 FR 13910 14014 12-Month Findings for Petitions to List the Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) as Threatened or Endangered: Notice of 12-month petition findings.
1985-09-18 00:00:00.0 50 FR 37958 37967 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife; Notice of Review; 50 FR 37958-37967
2008-02-26 00:00:00.0 73 FR 10218 10219 Initiation of Status Review for the Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) as Threatened or Endangered
2015-08-07 00:00:00.0 80 FR 47510 47511 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Greater Sage-Grouse Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances for Smith Creek Ranch LTD
2013-02-07 00:00:00.0 78 FR 9066 9067 Enhancement of Survival Permit Application; Draft Greater Sage-Grouse Umbrella Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances for Wyoming Ranch Management, and Environmental Assessment.
2009-07-23 00:00:00.0 74 FR 36502 36503 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit Application; Greater Sage-Grouse; Washington, Adams, Gem, and Payette Counties, Idaho
2007-12-06 00:00:00.0 72 FR 69034 69106 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions; Proposed Rule
1989-01-06 00:00:00.0 54 FR 554 579 ETWP; Animal Notice of Review; 54 FR 554 579
2009-11-09 00:00:00.0 74 FR 57804 57878 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
2014-04-08 00:00:00.0 79 FR 19314 19315 Threatened Status for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse With Special Rule and Designation of Critical Habitat
2008-04-29 00:00:00.0 73 FR 23173 23175 90-Day Finding on Petitions To List the Mono Basin Area Population of the Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) as Threatened or Endangered
2002-12-26 00:00:00.0 67 FR 78811 78815 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List the Mono Basin Area Sage Grouse as Endangered: Notice of petition finding, Not Substantial
2014-12-02 00:00:00.0 79 FR 71444 71446 Draft Programmatic Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances and Receipt of Applications for Enhancement of Survival Permits for the Greater Sage-Grouse in Oregon; and Draft Environmental Assessment
2003-02-07 00:00:00.0 68 FR 6500 6504 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-day Finding on a Petition To List the Western Sage Grouse: petition does not present substantial scientific or commercial information indicating that listing this subspecies may be warranted
2004-05-04 00:00:00.0 69 FR 24876 24904 Review of Species That Are Candidates or Proposed for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
2000-08-24 00:00:00.0 65 FR 51578 51584 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-day Finding and Commencement of Status Review for a Petition To List the Western Sage Grouse in Washington as Threatened or Endangered
1994-11-15 00:00:00.0 59 FR 58982 59028 ETWP; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species.
2011-10-26 00:00:00.0 76 FR 66370 66439 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
2014-06-03 00:00:00.0 79 FR 31901 31907 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse
2001-01-09 00:00:00.0 66 FR 1632 1633 Reopening of Comment Period for Status Review Addressing the Washington Population of Western Sage Grouse
2013-10-28 00:00:00.0 78 FR 64357 64384 Threatened Status for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse With Special Rule; Proposed Rule
2012-11-21 00:00:00.0 77 FR 69993 70060 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
2015-04-10 00:00:00.0 80 FR 19341 19341 Draft Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances, Receipt of Application for an Enhancement of Survival Permit for the Greater Sage-Grouse on Oregon Department of State Lands, and Draft Environmental Assessment; Reopening of Comment Period
2013-10-28 00:00:00.0 78 FR 64327 64355 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse; Proposed Rule
2014-08-15 00:00:00.0 79 FR 48243 48244 Draft Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances and Receipt of Application for an Enhancement of Survival Permit for the Greater Sage-Grouse on Private Rangelands, Baker and Malheur Counties, Oregon
2014-05-09 00:00:00.0 79 FR 26684 26685 Threatened Status for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse With Special Rule and Designation of Critical Habitat
Special Rule Publications
Date Citation Page Title
2013-10-28 00:00:00.0 78 FR 64357 64384 Threatened Status for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse With Special Rule; Proposed Rule

» Recovery

No recovery information is available for the Greater sage-grouse.

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
2013-10-28 78 FR 64327 64355 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse; Proposed Rule Proposed Rule Proposed

To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
Douglas County Multiple Species General Conservation Plan (Foster Creek Conservation District)
Candidate Conservation Agreements (CCA): (learn more)
CCA Plan Summaries
Western sage grouse CCA (WA)
Utah Sage Grouse Conservation Plan
Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (CCAA): (learn more)
CCAA Plan Summaries
Harney County Programmatic
Montana Programmatic CCAA for Greater Sage-Grouse and 4 Declining Grassland Birds
Moore CCAA
Multi-County Soil and Water Conservation Districts Programmatic CCAAs
Oregon Department of State Lands Greater Sage-grouse CCAA
Smith Creek Ranch CCAA
Thunder Basin Grasslands Prairie Ecosystem CCAA
West Central Programmatic Sage-Grouse CCAA
Wyoming Statewide Umbrella CCAA for the Greater Sage-grouse

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