Tag: Colorado

Photo by Michael Neary of Craig Daily Press. Vance Fulton, an engineering technician with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, stands next to a solar energy panel on the property of Doug Davis.Colorado Ranchers Tap Sun To Deliver Water To Livestock & Improve Wildlife Habitat

November 23, 2016

by Michael Neary | Solar-powered water systems, installed with funding from SGI in Colorado, let livestock drink more easily and take pressure off ponds and streams.

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photo side by side of gunnison and greater sage grouseWhat’s The Difference Between Gunnison And Greater Sage-Grouse?

September 28, 2016

Did you know that Gunnison sage-grouse have longer ponytails than greater sage-grouse? Learn more about the differences between the two species from expert Marcella Fremgen, a private lands range ecologist in Colorado.

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CSU Researcher’s Work Boosts Sage Grouse Conservation Project

March 9, 2016

by Mary Guiden | “The new web app and map make sure people on the ground have the best science,” says Dave Naugle, SGI Science Advisor.

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Conservation Working For Ranchers And Sage Grouse In The West

February 18, 2016

by The Conservation Fund | The Conservation Fund’s Wyoming Sage Grouse Campaign has conserved 15 properties in partnership with SGI and others. We are proud to partner with this group on long-term solutions that benefit birds and ranchers!

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Where the Sage Grouse Roam: Ranching for Conservation in Colorado

June 29, 2015

This story on Colorado rancher Wes McStay’s conservation practices comes from “Where the sage grouse roam” by Lauren Blair. This 3-part series appeared in the Craig Daily Press in June 2015.

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Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust: Viewing Sage Grouse on Conserved Ranch Inspires Staff

April 20, 2015

Seeing sage grouse inspires the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust —a Sage Grouse Initiative partner. CCALT has protected more than 45,000 acres of sage grouse habitat on working ranches.

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A recent conservation easement protects this sagebrush plain near Dove Creek in ColoradoColorado Conservation Easement Proof that Local Projects Protect Sage Grouse

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.

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Colorado: Sage Grouse Initiative Rangeland Ecologist Position

February 17, 2015

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.

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Colorado partnership a win-win for livestock and sage grouse

February 3, 2015

Cooperative projects like this water delivery design with Jay Yust help both ranchers and wildlife thrive on the Colorado range.

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SGI Featured Friend: Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust

January 24, 2015

Sage Grouse Initiative dollars are infusing critical funds for the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust to help ranchers protect their lands from development and to preserve prime sage grouse habitat.

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