WYOMING SAGEBRUSH 

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Central/South central Wyoming and far northwestern Colorado. Wyoming Basin shrub steppe within the desert and xeric shrublands biome.

HOT TOPICS

  • Fire ecology and impacts on sagebrush

  • Invasive grasses and forbs

  • Domestic grazing, free-roaming horses

  • Sage-grouse ecology

  • Grazing in coniferous grasslands

  • Extractive industries and infrastructure

This subregion is sparsely populated and WUI concerns are minimal.

Partners: University of Wyoming Extension, Medicine Bow/Routt National Forests, Bureau of Land Management

Subregion Representative:

Dr. J. Derek Scasta, University of Wyoming Agricultural Sciences Extension

jscasta@uwyo.edu - 307-314-2615

Resources:

USGS Wyoming Basin Ecoregion Assessment

Map: Subregion National Forests and Grasslands