News & Announcements
March, April and early May mark the sage grouse dancing season, when males assemble at dawn every day on “leks,” (open natural dance floors in the sage grouse) and put on breathtaking displays as they compete for the very picky hens. The timing of the breeding season depends a bit on elevation.
Information on SER (Society for Ecological Restoration) Rockies website Event: Sage Grouse Habitat Restoration Workshop Start: March 26, 2014 End: March 27, 2014 Organizer: Marc Updated: January 30, 2014 Venue: Casper College Address: Casper, WY, United States Save the date!! March 26-27, 2014The Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center will be hostinga Sage Grouse Habitat Restoration […]
IWJV News: SGI Partner Positions Offer a New Model for Field Staffing to Help Ranchers Conserve Sage Grouse
When Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) range conservationist Mandi Hirsch heads out into the sagebrush from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office in Lander, Wyoming, she represents not one agency but six partners.
Listen to this in-depth interview with Dr Terry Messmer on Utah Public Radio to learn about sage grouse natural history, conservation and policy with an emphasis on Utah
Listen Live to the Sage Grouse Working Group Summit , Feb 18, 2014: connect.usu.edu/sg/day1/
Bi-State Sage Grouse News: Three Federal Agencies, Public Come Together on Fence Marker Project to Prevent Sage Grouse Mortalities
The Bureau of Land Management’s Bishop Field Office, the U.S. Forest Service’s Bridgeport District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service Minden Field Office recently coordinated the marking of approximately 16 miles of fence to prevent sage-grouse mortalities or injuries.