pronghorn_miracle402Field & Stream Video of Ken Miracle, Sage Grouse “Hero of Conservation”

August 23, 2014 | No Comments »

See the video. Explore Ken Miracle’s photographs. Meet the Sage Grouse Hero of Conservation for Field & Stream

TomPageWillows402WCentral Idaho Rancher Tom Page: Big Creek Ranch Applies “All Lands Management” to Benefit Sage Grouse, other Wildlife

August 20, 2014 | 2 Comments »

“I love working with SGI — the flexibility is the really great thing,” Tom Page says.

fencemarkcloseup-402Fence Markers to Prevent Sage Grouse Collisions: Frequently Asked Questions

August 18, 2014 | No Comments »

Find out all you need to know about how to mark fences to prevent sage grouse collisions with this Frequently Asked Questions guide from the Sage Grouse Initiative.

JadeSageFenceMarkers-402X205TomHeelyphotoHunting Dog Group Helps Montana Sage Grouse: Unique “Double-Marking” Project to Prevent Fence Collisions

August 14, 2014 | 1 Comment »

The North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association spent a hot August day giving back to the birds they care for. A dozen volunteers marked five miles of fence to prevent sage grouse collisions in the upper reaches of the Big Hole Valley of Montana.

402X339fencemarkingcrewEagle Scout Project Tackles Sage Grouse Fence Marking

August 13, 2014 | No Comments »

Cache Valley Boy Scout Kaden Hart selected marking 5-miles of fence in Rich County, Utah, as his Eagle Scout Project. He worked with Taylor Payne, Sage Grouse Initiative partner biologist. Read the NRCS E-Blast.

Ray Owens uses high-tensile electric fence to create riparian pastures that are grazed less than the neighboring uplands. Photo: Deborah Richie, SGI.Private Lands Harbor Scarce Wetlands Ideal for Sage Grouse: View Science Webinar

August 12, 2014 | No Comments »

The Sage Grouse Initiative YouTube Channel hosts science Webinars and others of interest. Please see our newest addition: Rangewide Mapping of Scarce Wetland Resources, featuring the research of Patrick Donnelly, of the Intermountain West Joint Venture & U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

WorkingRanchMagazine-SGI402X527jpgThe Stories Behind Acres & Miles: Sage Grouse Initiative-SWAT Quarterly Report Released for April-June, 2014

August 6, 2014 | No Comments »

Each quarter, the Intermountain West Joint Venture produces a quarterly report to tally up the work of the Sage Grouse Initiative Strategic Watershed Action Team. That “team” represents the 24+ partner positions in sage grouse strongholds, and the science and communications arms of the Sage Grouse Initiative.

kenmiracle402Sage Grouse Initiative Volunteer Among Finalists for Heroes of Conservation Award

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Sage Grouse volunteer Ken Miracle, Boise, Idaho, is one of the six finalists selected for the 2014 Heroes of Conservation Awards hosted by Field & Stream.