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Many partners made onservation projects possible on the Stoebeckis ranch, including the NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative.New Nevada Agreement Paves The Way For Landscape-Scale Conservation

October 18, 2018

Public and private partners in Nevada sign a landmark agreement that leverages funding across state, federal, and private property to accelerate sagebrush conservation.

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Working Lands For Wildlife Communications Coordinator

October 10, 2018

This contractor will work closely with USDA and its many partners to communicate Working Lands For Wildlife success stories (focusing on sagebrush and prairie landscapes), and to grow audiences within conservation and agricultural communities.

Low-Tech Riparian And Meadow Restoration Keeps Rangelands Greener Longer

October 8, 2018

New research shows low-tech restoration methods increased vegetation productivity by 25% and kept plants greener longer, resulting in greater resiliency.

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Sagebrush landscape including a green riparian ribbon in Montana. Credit: iStockSage Whiz Quiz | Water In The West

September 28, 2018

Test your knowledge about precious wet habitat on America’s arid western rangelands!

cows and sage grouse hens sharing wet meadow ken miracleNEW SCIENCE | Middle Ground Found On The Range

September 27, 2018

New research shows grazing access to public lands in the western U.S. can be good for ranching and wildlife.

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New Technology For Landowners And Resource Managers Revolutionizes Rangeland Monitoring

September 18, 2018

by Justin Fritscher, NRCS | New free app provides the first-ever vegetation cover maps for rangelands from the Great Plains to the Pacific Ocean.

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WEBINAR | Rangeland Analysis Platform: Introducing a free, online tool to help manage and monitor western rangelands

September 12, 2018

When:  Tuesday Sep 25, 2018 | 10 -11 AM MST

Host: USDA NRCS Science and Technology

Watch the On-Demand Replay!

Running The Ranch

August 30, 2018

By Tim Griffiths | Pickup trucks, working dogs, cowboy hats, and running shoes. These were the diverse sights this past Saturday at the Montana Ranch Run.

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