Tod Sceirine, rancher in the Bi-State (Nevada & California). (SGI photo)Sage Grouse E News: South Dakota Ranch Success Story, Jobs & Event

January 29, 2015 | No Comments »

Sage Grouse E-News for Jan. 29 rounds up a few great highlights from the last two weeks from the Sage Grouse Initiative.

Ron&SherrySteinekeSouth Dakota rancher adds value to his operation and improves wildlife habitat

January 22, 2015 | No Comments »

South Dakota Rancher Ron Steineke makes water delivery and grazing improvements that benefit his cattle along with sage grouse and other wildlife.

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Sage Grouse Initiative Request for Writers & Designers

January 21, 2015 | No Comments »

The Sage Grouse Initiative, via Pheasants Forever, seeks a qualified pool of writers and designers to be available for upcoming assignments in 2015.

Conservation MediaE&E News: Major Juniper Removal in Idaho to Save Sage Grouse

January 20, 2015 | No Comments »

The Bureau of Land Management today announced plans to remove juniper trees across 1.5 million acres of southwest Idaho in hopes of beating back a major threat to the greater sage grouse. The Sage Grouse Initiative is one of the partners.

CrossMtn-fielder-402X268Major Working Ranch Conservation Easement Protects Vital Sage Grouse Habitat in NW Colorado

January 14, 2015 | No Comments »

Sen. Michael Bennet and Gov. John Hickenlooper praise voluntary conservation that’s keeping working ranches and the state’s prime sage grouse habitat intact. The new conservation easement on Cross Mountain Ranch in NW Colorado is part of a broader conservation strategy linking together this important landscape.

Swickard family 402X272Five Dot Ranch Sustains Sage Grouse & Produces Natural Beef in California

January 13, 2015 | No Comments »

The Swickard family takes pride in a pasture to plate operation. Their natural beef customers support a ranch dedicated to healthy cattle and plentiful wildlife, with a focus on sage grouse on property near Susanville, California

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Ken Miracle photoIntermountain West Joint Venture Announces ConocoPhillips Project Funding for Sage Grouse Habitat Conservation

January 10, 2015 | No Comments »

ConocoPhillips Company will provide $1 million to support implementation of the Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) and benefit sage grouse conservation projects in the West through 2019.

Pam Dewell photo-402What Helps Ranchers Helps Sage Grouse: Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust

January 8, 2015 | No Comments »

Meet our January 2015 Featured Friend: Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust. To date, the Land Trust has worked with 57 families to complete 77 conservation easements totaling more than 204,000 acres of productive ranch land. Almost half of these acres are within sage grouse core areas.