Tag: rangeland improvement

Comprehensive ‘Ecosystem Resilience & Resistance’ Map Available For Entire Sage Grouse Range

November 15, 2016

Newly expanded visual tool on the SGI Web App allows managers to better predict and mitigate negative impacts of fire and cheatgrass across sagebrush range.

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lesser prairie chickenHealthy Range Is Productive Range For Sage Grouse, Prairie Chickens, And Cows

October 19, 2016

Sage grouse and lesser prairie-chickens both need healthy rangeland to thrive. So do cattle. Learn more about how NRCS is supporting range conservation practices that help these birds as well as agricultural producers.

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Partners in South Dakota work on range management practices that restore and conserve the sagebrush steppe.Partnership Positions Allow NRCS To Double The Amount of Conservation In The West

May 10, 2016

Thanks to hundreds of partners who help us achieve wildlife conservation through sustainable ranching, the Sage Grouse Initiative, has proven to be a model for cooperative, science-based, landscape-scale habitat conservation. Read the latest results from our team and highlights from our January-March 2016 Quarterly Report.

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MosesCoulee with Kevin Guinn SGIKevin Guinn, USDA “Unsung Hero” Awardee, Tells How Range Conservation Makes A Difference

May 3, 2016

Kevin Guinn, has worked as an NRCS Range Management Specialist since 1980. Today, Kevin is receiving the USDA’s 2016 “Unsung Hero Award” in Washington D.C. for his excellent commitment to conservation. Learn how he works with ranchers to conserve sagebrush rangeland.

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Field Staff Continue to Make a Big Difference for Wildlife and People

November 3, 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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New 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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Jobs Available in Range Conservation in 4 Western States

March 23, 2015

Sage Grouse Initiative and our partners are looking for qualified applicants for several conservation-related positions in California, Nevada, Idaho, and Utah.

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Collaborative Partnerships Yield Big Gains in Montana’s Centennial Valley

February 19, 2015

The collaborative Centennial Valley Collaborative Grazing Project in southwest Montana is a great example of how sage grouse conservation can be strategically met with science-based conservation practices.

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