Flora & Fauna

These pages provides information on the conservation, distribution, and identification of the plants and animals of Wyoming and the region.  Online tools can be very helpful.

Useful resources can be found by clicking on the tabs to the right.

For a list of the plants and animals known to occur in a national park or monument, go to  https://irma.nps.gov/NPSpecies/.  At this website, choose the park or monument of interest, and then, under  Category, select the kind of organisms of interest.  Then select Full List with Details.  Checklists can be produced using the Reports tab near the top of the page. For assistance, use the Help option.

Sage grouse

Brennan, M. 2014. Greater sage grouse: The bird that brought the West together. Western Confluence 1:3-9.

Copeland, H. E., H. Sawyer, K. L. Monteith, et al. 2014. Conserving migratory mule deer through the umbrella of sage grouse. Ecosphere 5(9):117     http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ ES14-00186.


Mule deer annual 150-mile migration (see High Country News, April 28, 2014, p. 6-7)