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1,800 Ranchers and Counting!

December 18, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, the Sage Grouse Initiative caught up with Tim Griffiths, NRCS’s Western Working Lands for Wildlife Coordinator, for a glance back and a peek ahead.

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How Can Emerging Technology Help Conserve Rangeland?

December 5, 2018

Research scientist Dr. Matthew Jones explains how cloud computing and machine learning are changing the way we visualize and manage plants.

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sage grouse chick in wildflowersGrazed Rangelands Produce Sage Grouse Chicks’ Preferred Food

November 26, 2018

New research shows that grazing lands grow more bugs for birds to eat.

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cows and sage grouse hens sharing wet meadow ken miracleOregon Ranchers Sustain “Heart Of The Desert”

November 12, 2018

Maintaining an “emerald island” in the middle of the desert is no small task. Here’s how the Fitzgeralds do it on their Oregon ranch.

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Beavers, Water, and Fire—A New Formula for Success

November 6, 2018

National Wildlife Federation Blog | Low-tech stream restoration works wonders for people and wildlife.

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#FridaysOnTheFarm | For Future Generations of Ranchers and Sage Grouse

November 2, 2018

Meet David Sceirine, a rancher protecting key wildlife habitat on his family’s ranch near Bridgeport Valley, California.

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Partnering To Conserve A Sagebrush Landscape

October 24, 2018

Innovative partnerships with private landowners and public land managers on working rangelands in Southwest Montana are conserving sagebrush country.

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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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