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bay nature picBay Nature Article: “What People Talk About When They Talk About Sage Grouse”

April 24, 2015

Bay Nature Magazine featured an excellent story by Eric Simons on the Bi-State sage grouse, its habitat, and how it is reshaping conservation in the U.S. SGI is proud to be involved in the unprecedented partnership working to conserve the distinct population of sage grouse in California and Nevada.

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brysonmasini-bistatenewsUnprecedented Conservation Partnership Keeps Bi-State Sage Grouse Off Endangered Species List

April 21, 2015

On the California-Nevada state line, a geographically distinct population of sage grouse once faced a precarious future. Today, that’s changed. The decision by the USFWS that the Bi-State sage grouse no longer needs protection under the Endangered Species Act proves that diverse partners committed to a shared vision works to achieve wildlife conservation.

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAColorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust: Viewing Sage Grouse on Conserved Ranch Inspires Staff

April 20, 2015

Seeing sage grouse inspires the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust —a Sage Grouse Initiative partner. CCALT has protected more than 45,000 acres of sage grouse habitat on working ranches.

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McEwan_Sage-Grouse-news-postApril 16 SGI E-News: Rounding Up Conservation Results

April 16, 2015

Read our April 16 Sage Grouse E-News Here: Rounding Up Conservation Results – WGA report, Remote Sensing & Lesser Prairie-Chicken Initiative

Sage Grouse & Cows by Jane ElliottCollaborative Approach to Sage Grouse Conservation Across the States

April 15, 2015

Capital Press article tells the story of proactive conservation underway for the sage grouse, with an emphasis on Oregon’s conservation successes for the bird.

ATV with ORC taking range photosNew Science to Solutions Report: High-Resolution Maps Sharpen Focus On Sage Grouse Habitat

April 13, 2015

This new Science to Solutions report explains how a new technique called Earth Sense Technology (EST) is a cost-effective way to assesses range conditions throughout the West, and how it can help manage vegetation for the benefit of sage grouse and livestock.

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LPCIwebsiteLesser Prairie-Chicken Initiative Unveils Important Website

April 9, 2015

The Sage Grouse Initiative encourages all who appreciate wildlife & proactive conservation to take a close look at a terrific new website for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Initiative.

WGAreport402Western Governors’ Association Releases Major Sage Grouse Conservation Report

April 2, 2015

Western Governors’ Association report: Sage grouse conservation is producing historic results at local, state, regional and federal levels, with more commitments ahead.