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By David Martin

County, grazing association disagree on sage grouse plan


As a potential plan to manage sage grouse awaits review and approval from Governor Matt Mead, Sweetwater County seeks to extend recognition of a core habitat to the rim of White Mountain.

At their next meeting, the county will vote on a resolution supporting the expansion of core habitat area to White Mountain’s rim, and if approved will be sent to Gov. Mead’s office in Cheyenne. If the governor believes the core habitat area should be extended, he has the power to do so before finalizing and officially recognizing core sage grouse habitats in Wyoming. The core areas are an attempt to a...

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