Tag: sage grouse
March 29, 2017
Check out the ‘sage grouse strut’ this spring on a live-streaming Lek Cam, and read helpful tips for responsible wildlife viewing in the field.
March 13, 2017
Check out this video from the National Wildlife Federation on win-win partnerships that are making the skies safer for sage grouse through fence marking.
March 6, 2017
Listen to this just-released song by the River Whyless — featuring a new instrument created in honor of the sage grouse — which was inspired by the band’s experiences in the sagebrush on Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge.
February 21, 2017
Watch free 20-minute presentations featuring the latest science on how removing invading conifers boosts water availability, forage production, and grouse survival.
February 14, 2017
This late rancher’s early adoption of range conservation practices encouraged his neighbors to also enroll in Sage Grouse Initiative programs. Learn how.
February 9, 2017
New research shows that a few individual greater sage-grouse travel more widely travel than anyone suspected, which makes the overall population stronger.
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.
January 26, 2017
New research shows that 86% of hens avoided nesting in sagebrush habitat invaded by conifers. Luckily, the studies also show that removing conifers in otherwise high-quality habitat is a boon to nesting sage grouse.
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.
January 3, 2017
In Oregon’s largest county — where cattle outnumber people 14 to 1 — the local soil and water conservation district has a recipe for collaborative conservation that’s improving the odds for both sage grouse and ranchers.