Tag: restoration

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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cheap and cheerful restorationSGI Workshop Explores ‘Cheap and Cheerful’ Riparian Restoration to Benefit Wildlife and Ranchers

September 15, 2016

At a recent SGI-sponsored workshop, practitioners from around the West learned from beavers about how to heal streams and store water longer on the range. See the photos and read more.

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Resilience workshop in Oregon sagebrushThe Science of Sagebrush: Measuring the Resilience of Rangelands

July 11, 2016

by Joshua Dillon | An Oregon field trip with SGI partners examines the ability of sagebrush landscapes to recover from a fire. Read the full story here.

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Secretary Jewell learns from Jeremy Maestas how to lop juniper to improve sage grouse habitat.Secretary Jewell Announces $10 Million for Wildfire Resilience in the West

May 24, 2016

The new funds announced today by Secretary Jewell will complement Sage Grouse Initiative’s ongoing, cooperative work to remove conifers and restore sagebrush habitat in western states.

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seeding technique sage grouseSeeding Techniques for Sagebrush Community Restoration After Fire

March 22, 2016

By Jeff Ott, Anne Halford, and Nancy Shaw | This new Great Basin Fact Sheet outlines important considerations and options for post-fire seeding, including the selection of seed mixes and seeding equipment for restoring sagebrush communities following fire.

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Wildfire Management Strategies | New Video Shows Projects that Protect the Sagebrush Sea

August 19, 2015

A new video by Steve Stuebner shows how fire prevention policies and ambitious rangeland restoration strategies are working to protect prime sage grouse habitat.

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Service Learning For Sage Grouse | University Students Deliver Results in California

August 10, 2015

Last month, university students pursuing careers in natural resource conservation participated in a service-learning project that had big benefits for birds, the participants, and sage grouse habitat in eastern California.

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