Uintah Basin (UBARM) - Utah CBCP

    Uintah Basin (UBARM)

    Meetings

    • Next meeting: December 12, 2017, beginning at 1 PM in the DNR conference room in Vernal.  
    • For more information contact Lorien Belton (435-770-2413; lorien.belton@usu.edu).
    • Chairs: Scott Chew and Dave Allison

    Local Working Group (LWG) meetings are held quarterly. Unless otherwise noted, the UBARM LWG meets as indicated below:

    Winter meeting (January or February)

    • Scheduled in conjunction with WRI/UBPCD meeting (same day)
    • Review any WRI projects related to sage-grouse in the Basin
    • Policy and partner updates as appropriate
    • Research and monitoring updates and plans

     Spring meeting (as needed)

    • Policy or partner updates as appropriate
    • Updates and coordination regarding habitat or other project implementation and research projects.
    • Some years may include a lek counting trip associated with the meeting

     Summer field tour:  (Normally a joint tour with the Uintah Basin/Northeast Region UPCD

    • Past project visits and updates
    • Future habitat improvement project identification and planning

     Fall meeting: Nov or Dec, in conjunction with UBPCD meeting (same day)

    • Discuss project updates
    • Consider any new threats and any actions to take
    • Propose new projects for funding in the upcoming year
    • Partner and policy updates as appropriate

     

    To be placed on the mailing list, or for specific meeting times and locations, contact Lorien Belton, CBCP Extension Specialist at 435-770-2413 or Lorien.belton@usu.edu.

    UBARM Sage-grouse Conservation Plan


    Sage-grouse Conservation Plan

    Reports and Publications


    • Gruber-Hadden, Natasha W., T.A. Messmer, B.C. Maxfield, D.N. Koons, and M.R. Guttery. Population Vital Rates of Resident and Translocated Female Greater Sage-grouse. J. Wildlife ManagementDOI: 10.1002/jwmg.1062 pdf file
    • 2016 Accomplishment Report, Uintah Basin Section, entire LWG report
    • 2015 Accomplishment Report, Uintah Basin Section
    • 2014 Accomplishment Report, Uintah Basin section
    • Thesis by Orrin V. Duvuvuei (2013) Vital Rates, Population Trends, and Habitat-use Patterns of a Translocated Greater Sage-grouse Population: Implications for Future Translocations. Utah State University.
    • Breidinger, Leah S., K.E. Mock, and T.A. Messmer. 2013. Greater sage-grouse and natural gas development in Utah: Using population genetic data for conservation efforts. Western North American Naturalist 73(2):177-183. pdf file
    • 2012 Accomplishment Report, Uintah Basin section
    • Thesis by Natasha W. Gruber (2012). Population Dynamics and Movements of Translocated and Resident Greater Sage-grouse on Anthro Mountain, Utah. Utah State University.
    • Orrin Duvuvuei and Terry A. Messmer.2012 Annual Report. Anthro Mountain Greater Sage-grouse.
    • Orrin Duvuvuei, 2011 Annual Report. Anthro Mountain Greater Sage-grouse Populations.
    • James Taylor, 2011 Annual Report. Evaluation of Mechanical, Biological, and Chemical Treatments to Restore Sagebrush Steppe in Northeastern Utah.
    • 2011 Accomplishment Report, Uintah Basin section
    • Anadarko Report 2011. The application of GIS, Remote Sensing techniques to field telemetry data to model and map sage-grouse (Centrocercus spp.) seasonal habitat-use on Seep Ridge and East Bench and other areas in Utah: Implications for Guiding Sustainable Energy Development in the West.
    • Presentation given to County Commission, Spring 2011.
    • James Taylor. 2011. Evaluation of mechanical, biological, and chemical treatments to restore sagebrush steppe in northeastern Utah. Presentation given at the USU Wildland Resources Graduate Student Symposium.
    • Research Report by Josh Kaze, Steven L. Peterson, Randy T. Larsen, and Rick J. Baxter. 2010. Greater Sage-grouse Habitat Selection at Multiple Spatial Scales in Utah. Brigham Young University.
    • Dissertationby Eric T. Thacker (2010) Greater Sage-grouse Seasonal Ecology and Responses to Habitat Manipulations in Northern Utah. Utah State University.
    • 2010 Communicator article about Landowners Support Research Efforts on Diamond Mountain
    • 2010 Accomplishment Report, Uintah Basin section
    • Anthro Mountain Report: Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat Restoration - Phase II: Restoration of Habitats Encroached by Pinyon-Juniper
    • Anthro Mountain Grazing Preliminary Project Report
    • 2009 Preliminary Report on Lop and Scatter Project on Anthro Mountain
    • 2008 Report on Prescribed Fire Research Activities
    • 2008 Accomplishment Report, Uintah Basin section
    • 2008 Annual Report of USU Research Activities
    • 2007Annual Report of USU Research Activities
    • 2006-7 Accomplishment Report; Uintah Basin section
    • Master's Thesis by Leah Smith. 2009. Greater Sage-grouse and Energy Development in Northeastern Utah: Implications for Management

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