Sage-Grouse IM 2016-141 Setting Priorities for Grazing Authorizations in GRSG Habitat

IM 2016-141 Setting Priorities for Review and Processing of Grazing Authorizations in Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat

This IM provides guidance for prioritizing the review and processing grazing permits and leases (permits) in Greater Sage-Grouse (GRSG) habitat as described in the Records of Decision for the Approved Resource Management Plan Amendments for the Great Basin and Rocky Mountain GRSG Regions and nine Approved Resource Management Plans in the Rocky Mountain GRSG Region (collectively referred to as the GRSG Plans).  This IM also provides guidance on prioritizing monitoring for compliance with permit terms and conditions, and monitoring maintenance of, or progress toward meeting, land health standards (LHS) and GRSG habitat objectives.