Partners & Landowners Key To Conservation: Jason Weller, Chief Of Natural Resources Conservation Service Speaks At North American Wildlife Conference
March 12, 2015
Jason Weller, chief of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, praised partnerships and voluntary efforts of private landowners that are critical to conservation successes across the country. Weller spoke late this afternoon at the North American Wildlife & Natural Resources Conference.
Sal Palazzolo, Idaho Fish & Game, earns prestigious award for Sage Grouse Initiative from Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever at today’s North American Wildlife & Natural Resources Conference in Omaha, Nebraska
SGI “Outcomes in Conservation” Report Demonstrates Positive Impact of $300 Million Investment in West
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today issued a report showing that since 2010 USDA and its partners in the Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) have worked with private landowners to restore 4.4 million acres of habitat for sage-grouse while maintaining working landscapes across the West. USDA also announced today that, through the provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill, it will invest in new sage-grouse conservation work over four years.
March 11, 2015
In Colorado, a new conservation easement northwest of Dove Creek is being touted as an example of a grassroots effort to protect the Gunnison sage grouse.
March 9, 2015
Lara Fondow enjoys working with birds and people. That’s why she currently works as a Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) Range and Wildlife Conservationist in Rexburg.
March 5, 2015
SGI partner Pheasants Forever signed on with the USDA to continue important proactive conservation efforts with private landowners, including tools that restore and protect the sagebrush sea.
March 4, 2015
Register soon for the second annual Wyoming Sage Grouse Habitat Restoration Workshop in Casper, held Mar 24-26 at the University of Wyoming.
March 3, 2015
California rancher Mike Byrne shares why sage grouse conservation is working in his community in a new Western Livestock Journal that features the latest Sage Grouse Initiative results in 11 western states.