Tag: habitat

Chad Harter Winter Sage Grouse 640What Do Sage Grouse Do All Winter?

February 1, 2017

Sage grouse are tough birds, surviving through cold winters in western North America. Learn how they thrive, even during the harshest months.

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Eastern Sierra Land Trust - ranchers and cattle in the sun$8 Million Fund Created to Improve Water Quality and Conserve Greater Sage-Grouse in the Eastern Sierra

January 20, 2017

Both the Bi-State population of greater sage-grouse and agricultural ranchlands will benefit from a just-announced $8 million USDA investment in California and Nevada.

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woodland-expansion-collageRangeland Science Journal Publishes Special Issue On Reducing Woodland Expansion

January 10, 2017

The latest research — published in this month’s special issue of SRM’s Rangeland Ecology & Management science journal — shows the benefits of removing conifers for grouse, wildlife, and people living in sagebrush and prairie ecosystems.

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Oregon Rancher Mike Greeley Enhances Mahogany Mountain For The Bird And The Herd

December 6, 2016

Rancher Mike Greeley uses conservation-minded management to sustain his working lands in eastern Oregon for wildlife and livestock. Check out this video of Mike on his ranch!

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greater-sage-grouse-among-sagebrush-seeds-at-seedskadee-nwr-photo-by-tom-koerner-usfwsFun Fact Friday: To Migrate Or To Staycation

December 2, 2016

by Nancy Patterson, BLM | Learn which birds head south and which birds make their home on the sagebrush range during the chilly winter months.

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people sagebrush ranchersLatest Report Shows Promising Progress To Protect The Sagebrush Sea

August 9, 2016

This latest report chronicles the results from April through June across 11 western states, including collaborative efforts to conserve over 2.8 million acres of habitat for sage grouse by: 1) improving rangeland, 2) reducing bird moralities from fence collisions, and 3) removing encroaching conifers.

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warner valley in oregon - sage grouse habitat conservationistJob Announcement | Sage Grouse Habitat Conservationist Position in Oregon

January 27, 2016

SGI is looking for qualified, motivated people who are passionate about working with private, agricultural landowners to restore and protect sage grouse habitat in eastern Oregon. Read the job description here.

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Sacramento Wildlife Refuge - California conservation tourHuman Connections Drive Habitat Conservation

December 1, 2015

By Tiffany Russell | This blog is about connecting people to talk about how wildlife and humans can thrive together. It describes a recent Ranch Conservation Tour, co-hosted by two partners in the Sage Grouse Initiative: Point Blue and the California Rangeland Conservation Coalition.

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New Guide Available | Sagebrush Bird Communities in the Intermountain West

September 21, 2015

A new tool is available for land managers in sagebrush country. The Sagebrush Bird Habitat Guide, created by several of our partners, provides information on breeding habitat used by several bird species commonly found in sagebrush communities throughout the Intermountain West.

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New Tools For Land Managers | Predicting Vegetation Response to Treatments and Wildfire

August 31, 2015

Maintaining a resilient sagebrush steppe is job number one for sustaining sage grouse populations in the West. New tools are available to help conservationists better assess and manage vegetation to improve ecosystem resilience before and after wildfire.

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