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SGI 2.0 photo ken miracle - FBNew Sage Grouse Strategy Unveiled: $760 Million Invested by 2018

The Sage Grouse Initiative has enrolled 1,129 ranchers to conserve 4.4 million acres. We plan to double those numbers by 2018 with a new investment strategy that invests another $211 of Farm Bill dollars in 11 western states.

Sage Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)High Country News Sage Grouse Story | The Endangered Species Act’s Biggest Experiment

High Country News senior editor Jodi Peterson does an excellent job of introducing readers to the conservation history of sage grouse, and the landscape-scale collaborative efforts underway to save this unique bird and its dwindling habitat.

two cowboys riding in fieldDepartment of Defense Dedicates $2 Million to Protect Sage Grouse in Nevada

The Department of Defense announced more than $2 million in funding from the Military Services’ Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program to protect prime greater sage-grouse habitat in Nevada, a collaborative project with diverse partners.