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The Heart of the West Conservation Plan proposes to manage a network of core areas and linkages in deference to wildlife needs. This region which includes western Wyoming, NW Colorado, NE Utah, and a sliver of Idaho links Yellowstone to the central Rockies. Based on the science we assembled, this Conservation Plan provides a framework to guide future land use and management on a landscape scale. Our next steps are to integrate this Conservation Plan into land use decisions. This presentation will show how the conservation community can assist land managers with this integration process. How do you set conservation priorities in such a large region? How do you measure habitat condition needed to meet conservation goals? How do you create and evaluate conservation alternatives for oil and gas development, grazing, and off-road vehicle use decisions? We have developed a number of tools that help answer these questions.