Monthly Archives: June 2016

montana conservation grasslands birdsNew Easements in Montana Protect the Longest Known Sage Grouse Migration Corridor

June 30, 2016 | News, Success Stories

The Nature Conservancy has secured conservation easements that preserve both the West’s ranching heritage and sage-grass habitat on 25,000 acres of the Carroll Ranch. The newest 16,000-acre easement was funded in part by the Sage Grouse Initiative.

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A Poetic Tribute To “Wild Things” And The Private Landowners Who Protect Them

June 27, 2016 | News

“Livestock and grouse can be on the same page, and persist side by side in a vast sea of sage … ” Read this poem by Ritch Nelson that honors landowners’ conservation ethic and highlights their many successes in conserving our nation’s wildlife.

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Tony, a veteran of the Marines, loves animals.Rockin’ TD Ranch Champions Rangeland Conservation in Nevada

June 21, 2016 | News, Public Land Partnership, SGI Featured Ranchers, Success Stories

Tony and Diane Stobiecki partner with the Sage Grouse Initiative to improve habitat for wildlife and their ranch’s bottom line by putting in place projects that improve water delivery, riparian habitat, and rangeland forage.

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South Dakota sage grouseFeatured Friend: South Dakota Sage Grouse Local Working Group

June 14, 2016 | Featured Friends, News

On the easternmost edge of greater sage-grouse range, local ranchers, scientists, and government groups play a vital role in identifying the most pressing threats to sage grouse, and work together to address those threats. Read their story here.

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working lands for wildlifeTeleconference: Broader Application of Working Lands for Wildlife

June 13, 2016 | Events & Webinars, News, Sagebrush Wildlife

Monday, June 20, 2016

2:00 – 2:30 p.m. EST

Watch the On-Demand Replay of this teleconference.

Conference: Pronghorn 2016 – Where has all the grassland gone?

June 10, 2016 | Events & Webinars, Sagebrush Wildlife

When & Where: Aug. 29-Sept. 1, 2016 | Anaconda, MT

Hosts: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

Click here to register!