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New findings show that it’s more accurate to measure grass height for all nests – failed or hatched – at the predicted hatch date. Photo: Joe SmithAsk an Expert | The Science Behind Private Lands Conservation: A Conversation with Dr. David Naugle, Working Lands for Wildlife Science Advisor

January 21, 2020

Learn more about WLFW’s approach to science, how the coproduction of science benefits private-lands conservation and what’s next for the Western WLFW science team.

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Nature’s Engineers: How Beavers Boost Streamflows and Restore Habitat

January 13, 2020

Almost like magic…How beavers boost streamflows and restore habitat with a little help from humans.

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Top posts from 2019

December 20, 2019

If you missed any of our posts this year, here are the top five!

Western Working Lands Snapshot | Western Meadowlarks

November 19, 2019

Our second Western Working Lands Snapshot post features the western meadowlark. This pretty bird has one of the sweetest calls in the West.

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Low tech riparian restoration hits the ground in Idaho

November 6, 2019

In Idaho, low-tech stream restoration is taking off, thanks in part, to SGI’s workshops and education efforts.

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Job Posting: Research Scientist Positions at University of Montana and University of Nebraska-Lincoln

October 25, 2019

University of Montana and University of Nebraska-Lincoln are each hiring a research scientist to study ecological and economic outcomes of conservation investments for sustaining western rangelands.

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Sage Whiz Quiz | Pronghorn

October 25, 2019

Test your knowledge of pronghorn, one of the most iconic residents of the sagebrush sea.

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Field technicians find radio-collared sage grouse hens using telemetry. Photo by Kenton Rowe.Quantifying Outcomes Improves Conservation Effectiveness

October 8, 2019

Since 2012, Working Lands for Wildlife has partnered with the Conservation Effects Assessment Project to co-produce 37 peer-reviewed studies that measure conservation outcomes, build accountability, and improve conservation effectiveness across the West.

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