February 27, 2015 | Comments Off
SGI and our partners have marked or moved 590 miles of high-risk fence to reduce bird collisions so that sage grouse can thrive in the sagebrush sea. Read on to see results of the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory’s study on the impacts of fence markers in Wyoming.
February 26, 2015 | Comments Off
Sage grouse experts representing many stakeholders and partners of the Sage Grouse Initiative converged in Minden, Nevada, yesterday for a high-profile forum aimed at solving a key conservation issue for bi-state sage grouse that straddle the Nevada-California border: the expansion of pinyon and juniper forests into historic sagebrush-steppe.
February 25, 2015 | Comments Off
Listen as Sage Grouse Initiative range conservationist Kelsey Molloy explains how partners work to conserve the Greater Sage-Grouse in the Western U.S.
February 17, 2015 | No Comments »
This rangeland ecologist will be based out of the NRCS field office in Montrose, CO, and work on conservation efforts for the Gunnison Sage Grouse in central western Colorado.
February 15, 2015 | No Comments »
Join SGI partner, the Bi-State Local Area Working Group, for an upcoming conference on how to manage the threat of conifer encroachment on sage-grouse habitat in California and Nevada. The forum takes place Feb. 25-26 in Minden, Nevada.
February 14, 2015 | No Comments »
The Bodie Hills Conservation Partnership–an SGI partner group–is recruiting college students to perform sage grouse habitat restoration in July 2015 in Mono County, California.
USDA Report Demonstrates Positive Impact of $300 Million Investment in Sage Grouse Conservation on Working Lands in West
February 12, 2015 | 2 Comments »
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.
February 11, 2015 | No Comments »
The Intermountain West Joint Venture is soliciting nominations for outstanding conservation leaders. Online nominations due March 6 2015.