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TAKE THE REINS. AND KEEP THEM. Ranchers in sage country are guiding the future of the places they love and using available sage grouse funds to enrich the range. Grazing Systems Conversation sprouts conservation. Fences to lean on, pots of coffee and a desire to do right by the land spur a growing list of on-the-ground successes. Trust & Credibility MOVING A SHARED VISION FORWARD. Productive, intact rangeland is a vision we all share. Ranchers work with our partners knowing that what's good for the grouse is good for the ground. Partnership-Based
On the ground is what matters most. Science drives effective on-the-ground solutions, and effective solutions take off from there. Science Driven
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News & Announcements
Big Sky Journal’s Winter Edition- 2014, features a Sage Grouse Initiative Rancher Success Story. Meet Deb and Mike Delaney. (a version of this article first appeared in Beef Magazine):
If you missed the International Sage Grouse Forum last month, you can now listen to the proceedings free online, thanks to Utah State University.
Belle Fourche, South Dakota: Job Vacancy for Sage Grouse Initiative field staff– working in a USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV), South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, and Pheasants Forever partnership position to further the delivery of the NRCS Sage Grouse Initiative.
Want to work on sage grouse? Apply now for positions in Idaho and Wyoming with research focused on grazing impacts, foraging, ecology, and lek behavior.
PhD and post-doc positions at Utah State University–research will focus on the impact of ravens, golden eagles, and raptors on sage grouse in Wyoming.