Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Species Data - Greater Sage Grouse Production Area
Colorado Parks and Wildlife Biologists, District Wildlife Managers, and Researchers
GrSageGrouseProductionArea is an ESRI SDE Feature Class showing those areas that would include the majority of important sage grouse nesting habitat. Mapped as a buffer zone of 4 miles around Active lek points from GrSageGrouseLeks and clipped to GrSageGrouseOverallRange. This information was derived from field personnel. A variety of data capture techniques were used including drawing on mylar overlays at 1:50,000 scale USGS county mapsheets and implementation of the SmartBoard Interactive Whiteboard using stand-up, real-time digitizing at various scales (Cowardin, M., M. Flenner. March 2003. Maximizing Mapping Resources. GeoWorld 16(3):32-35).These data were last updated in 2018.