BLM State Biologists Cover Rankings
Scale is from '0' (no importance) to 3 (very important)

Thematic layer

AZ

CA

CO

ID

MT

NV

OR

UT

WA

WY

Average

Sage Grouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seasonal ranges

1

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

2.8

Leks

1

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

2.8

Lek monitoring routes

1

2

1

1

1

1

1

2

1

1

1.2

Home ranges

1

3

1

1

0

3

0

3

3

2

1.7

Historical Distribution

0

0

2

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sagebrush

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Distribution/%cover

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3.0

Density

3

3

3

2

2

2

3

3

3

3

2.7

Height class

3

3

3

1

2

2

3

3

3

3

2.6

Understory

3

3

3

3

1

2

3

3

3

3

2.7

"Treated" areas

3

3

2

3

2

2

3

2

2

3

2.5

Fire polygons

3

3

2

3

2

2

3

2

2

3

2.5

Fire Rehabilitation maps

3

2

1

3

2

2

3

2

2

1

2.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Wetlands Invntory

0

2

0

2

2

1

0

2

1

2

1.2

Special status species

3

1

0

3

2

3

3

3

2

0

2.0

Surface ownership

3

3

0

3

3

3

3

3

2

3

2.6

Precipitation

3

2

0

3

2

0

2

2

3

1

1.8

Soils

2

3

0

3

1

2

2

2

3

1

1.9

Juxtaposition of sage & mesic

1

3

3

0

1

2

3

2

3

3

2.1

Roads

2

2

0

3

3

2

3

2

2

3

2.2

Public access

2

2

0

0

0

2

3

2

1

0

1.2

Fences

2

2

0

1

1

2

3

1

1

3

1.6

Power lines

2

3

2

2

3

2

3

1

1

3

2.2

Oil/gas fields

1

0

2

3

3

1

2

3

2

3

2.0

Greenstrip

1

0

0

3

0

2

2

2

1

0

1.1

Slope

1

3

0

2

3

2

2

2

3

3

2.1

Elevation

1

3

0

3

3

2

2

2

3

1

2.0

Riparian function map

2

3

0

3

1

3

0

2

1

3

1.8

Stand & guide assessessments

2

3

0

3

0

3

0

3

3

3

2.0

Allotments & pastures

2

3

0

3

2

2

3

2

3

3

2.3

Military installations

1

0

0

2

0

1

0

2

3

0

0.9

OHV high use areas

2

0

0

2

0

2

3

2

3

1

1.5

Livestock Utilization Patterns

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0.3

Mineral Plans of Operation

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

0.6

Cheatgrass Risk

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0.3