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On the ground is what matters most. Science drives effective on-the-ground solutions, and conservation takes off from there. Science Driven SCIENCE THAT WORKS FOR YOU. Our interactive web app provides free data to help local partners benefit working lands and wildlife. SGI Map Tool MOVING A SHARED VISION FORWARD. Productive, intact rangeland is a vision we all share. Ranchers work with our local and state partners knowing that what's good for the grouse is good for the ground. Partnership-Based
TAKE THE REINS. AND KEEP THEM. Ranchers in sage country are guiding the future of the places they love and using available sage grouse funds to enrich the range. Proactive Conservation
A new study funded in part by the NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative found that survival rates of both female sage grouse and their nests increased where encroaching juniper trees were removed.
Innovative conservation easement with ranchers, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Nevada Dept. of Wildlife, and NRCS preserves agricultural working lands, wildlife habitat, and public land access for future generations.
In Montana, landowners have partnered with local land trusts to conserve 2 million acres. Expert Lisa McCauley from NRCS explains why easements work for ranchers and wildlife.