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Thursday, November 13

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TIME PRESENTATION ROOM VIDEO
8:00 a.m. Welcome - Greg Sheehan, Director, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Wasatch Room watch
8:10 a.m. Forum Purpose - Defining Your Place in the Conservation of Sage-grouse and the History and Evolution of Sagebrush Landscape and Sage-grouse Conservation- Terry Messmer, USU Wasatch Room watch
8:30 a.m. The Role and Status of USFS Plan Revisions in Sagebrush Country - Tom Tidwell, Chief US Forest Service Wasatch Room watch
9:00 a.m. The Role and Status of BLM Plan Revisions in Sagebrush Country - Edwin L. Roberson, Assistant Director Bureau of Land Management Wasatch Room watch
9:30 a.m. Seeking Collective Solutions: Empowering States through the Conservation Objectives Team (COT) Report - Noreen Walsh, Regional Director US Fish and Wildlife Service Wasatch Room watch
  Questions & Answer Session - view more info   watch
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. State of the States and Provinces: Sage-grouse Population and Conservation Efforts- San Stiver, Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Wasatch Room watch
11:30 a.m. Perspectives of the Western Governors' Association - The Honorable Gary R. Herbert, Governor, State of Utah Wasatch Room watch
11:45 a.m. Break to re-set room for lunch and visit Sponsor Displays
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Concurrent Workshops (Choose one, some sessions repeated)
  (A) Basic Sage-grouse Biology and Management – view more info Red Butte watch
  (B) Sagebrush and Sage-grouse Landscape Management - Minimums and Maximums - view more info Mill Creek watch
  (C) SGI Science to Solutions: Sage-grouse Conservation Through Sustainable Ranching. – view more info Wasatch Room watch
  (D) Approaches to Mitigation - view more info Parleys watch
3:30 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. Concurrent Workshops (Choose one, some sessions repeated)
  (E) Predation and Hunting: Lightning Rods and Silver Bullets - view more info Mill Creek watch
  (F) Strategic Conservation Planning for Private Lands - (NRCS priority zones in Eastern Washington) view more info Parleys watch
  (G) New Breakthroughs in Fire and Invasive Weed Management - view more info Red Butte watch
  (I-1) State and Province Plans Digested: In-depth Discussion (Nevada, Utah, Idaho, California, Washington, Oregon) - view more info Wasatch Room watch
6:00 p.m. LWG Facilitator Coordination Event (LWG facilitators by invitation) - view more info Red Butte

Friday, November 14

TIME PRESENTATION ROOM VIDEO
7:00 - 7:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. The Sage Grouse Initiative: Partnerships in Action - Jason Weller, Chief Natural Resources Conservation Service Wasatch Room watch
8:30 a.m. Success in the Bi-State - Combining Biology, Policy and Win-win Solutions to Proactively Conserve the Bi-State Population - Steve Abele, Biologist U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Reno, NV Wasatch Room watch
9:00 a.m. The Rancher's Perspective: My view from the Saddle - Lee Cornwell, President- Cornwell/Langen Ranches Wasatch Room watch
  Questions & Answer Session   watch
9:30 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. Concurrent Workshops
  (B) Sagebrush and Sage-grouse Landscape Management - Minimums and Maximum (Repeat) - view more info Red Butte watch
  (C) SGI Science to Solutions: Sage-grouse Conservation Through Sustainable Ranching (Repeat) - view more info Wasatch Room watch
  (D) Approaches to Mitigation - view more info Mill Creek watch
  (H) Defining Development, Disturbance, Fragmentation, and Habitat Loss: Understanding and Mitigating the Effects of the Anthropogenic Activities on Sage-grouse - view more info Parleys watch
12:00 p.m. Break to re-set room for lunch and visit Sponsor Displays
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
  (E) Predation and Hunting: Lightning Rods and Silver Bullets (Repeat) Red Butte watch
  (F) Strategic Conservation Planning for Private Lands (Repeat) - (NRCS priority zones in Eastern Washington) view more info Parleys watch
  (G) New Breakthroughs in Fire and Invasive Weed Management (Repeat) - view more info Mill Creek watch
  (I-2) State and Province Plans Digested: In-depth Discussion (Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Alberta, Saskatchewan) - view more info Wasatch Room watch
3:30 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. Sage-grouse Conservation: Setting the Tone for the Future - Virgil Moore, Director, Idaho Department of Fish and Game Wasatch Room watch