September 30, 2014 | No Comments »
Sage Grouse Initiative partner Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust just completed another significant conservation easement, working with landowner Maggie Miller, and protecting important habitat for sage grouse and many other species.
September 29, 2014 | No Comments »
New research in Wyoming’s Upper Green River Basin shows that winter range, stopover areas and migration corridors used by mule deer overlap significantly with core sage grouse habitat.
Interior Secretary Jewell Weathers Rain & Winds to See Landscape-Level Conservation Project for Sage Grouse in Oregon
September 26, 2014 | No Comments »
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell weathers rain and wind to see landscape-level restoration for sage grouse near Lakeview, Oregon –featuring Sage Grouse Initiative and Bureau of Land Management and local ranchers.
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to tour Sage Grouse Private-Public Partnership Projects in Southern Oregon tomorrow, Sept. 25
September 24, 2014 | No Comments »
Oregon Public Radio reports on U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell’s upcoming visit tomorrow to Lakeview where she will see what makes the Sage Grouse Initiative tick— ranchers, agencies and partners all coming together to tackle invasive juniper with impressive results.
Dawn Nottingham: Colorado rancher improves sage grouse habitat with juniper control, wildlife-friendly fencing near Dinosaur National Monument
September 19, 2014 | 1 Comment »
“We’ve had a good little crop of sage chickens (grouse) for years and years,” says Nottingham, a third-generation rancher. “No one realized we had them. I figured it might not be a bad idea to hang onto them and take care of them.”
September 16, 2014 | No Comments »
New sage grouse study reveals a strong link between wet sites (essential summer habitat for sage grouse to raise their broods) and sage grouse leks, and in turn, private lands.
September 12, 2014 | No Comments »
A roundup of this week’s news for the Sage Grouse Initiative–in California, Idaho, Utah, and in the State of the Birds.
New publication helps land managers strategically reduce wildfire and invasive species threats in sagebrush ecosystem
September 8, 2014 | No Comments »
Wildfire and invasive species pose great challenges to the future of sage grouse and the sagebrush ecosystems of the West. Today, managers have new strategies to reduce the threats with the publication of a significant report,