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WAFWA Invasive Report-402X521Invasive Plants in Sage Grouse Habitat – Strategy Report Released

May 19, 2015

A new report from the Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies assesses the threat of invasive weeds to sage grouse habitat, the barriers to overcoming it, and recommends 11 key strategies to address the serious threat that is exacerbated by wildfires.

Pokorney family on Wyoming RanchPokorny Family Benefits Birds and Range on Wyoming Ranch

May 18, 2015

Sage grouse like the habitat around the Pokorny Ranch, and the Pokornys like the conservation improvements SGI helped them make on their Wyoming ranch. “They were the first landowners I had to enroll in the program,” says Kevin Edinger with the Wyoming NRCS. “These folks are really progressive operators. They’re as good as it gets.”

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YustJohnFielder-402Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust Protects Ranch on Colorado River

May 13, 2015

Big news today from our partner: Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust! And a big thank you to the Yust family for their generosity and gift to future generations–protecting sage grouse and trout habitat and river recreation all together

Roberts Cattle Co.Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust Conserves Working Ranch in Sage Grouse Core

May 12, 2015

Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust conserves working ranch in prime sage grouse country that’s excellent habitat for mule deer, moose, pronghorn, and elk as well.

McEwan_Sage-Grouse-news-postSage Grouse Initiative stars in NW Emmy Award Nominated TV Documentary

May 6, 2015

The Sage Grouse Initiative may soon rise to “Emmy” fame. The dancing, strutting male sage grouse are natural stars of the sagebrush-steppe.

SWAT pic ken miracle sage grouse in flightNew Quarterly Report Shows On-The-Ground Results Adding Up

May 4, 2015

Read the latest report that tells the conservation story of the Sage Grouse Initiative’s Strategic Watershed Action Team, and the impressive numbers behind their hard work in the field.

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sage grouse lek webcamSage Grouse Shake Their Tail Feathers LIVE on New Webcam

April 29, 2015

Watch sage grouse shake their tail feathers in real-time on a new live-streaming webcam hosted by The Nature Conservancy in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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Farm Bill Guide coverNew Guide Helps Landowners and Managers Navigate the Farm Bill to Conserve Habitat

April 28, 2015

The Sage Grouse Initiative is excited to announce a new helpful tool for landowners and conservation partners looking to leverage Farm Bill funding to steward land, water, and wildlife resources. Download the 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation here.

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