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Science informs all of SGI's conservation work, ensuring we put the right tools in the right places. This telemetry equipment tracks radio-collared sage grouse. Photo by Tatiana GettelmanSGI Presents At Symposium On Farm Bill Conservation Programs

September 20, 2017

On September 27th, Sage Grouse Initiative and Working Lands For Wildlife team members will present on how Farm Bill conservation programs deliver benefits for wildlife at The Wildlife Society’s 24th Annual Conference.

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Webinar: Estimating The Economic Impact Of Sage Grouse Conservation On Ranches

September 15, 2017

When: Friday, September 29, 2017  |  10:00 AM MST

Host: University of Wyoming

Click here to join or call in to listen: +1 646 558 8656 (meeting ID: 899 027 4926)

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Digital Storefront Tells Stories of Public Land Sagebrush Partnerships

September 13, 2017

A new website, PartnersInTheSage.com, tells stories of how collaborative public-private sagebrush conservation benefits people, wildlife, and communities in the West.

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Smith Creek Ranch - SGI and DOD easementMilitary, Conservationists, Rancher Join Forces For Economy And Wildlife In Nevada

September 12, 2017

The NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative partners with the Dept. of Defense and others to conserve the Smith Creek Ranch in the heart of Nevada’s sagebrush sea.

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Do Elk Need Sagebrush?

September 11, 2017

Learn how elk use sagebrush habitat — and how much their range overlaps with sage grouse — from expert Tom Roman of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

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Inmates Are Growing Sagebrush in Western Prisons for Wildlife Conservation

September 8, 2017

By Ben Long in Outdoor Life | People incarcerated in state prisons in the West are working to help secure the future of the native big game and game birds of the American West.

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wildfire west ABC newsWebinar: Successful Vegetation Management Practices in the Sagebrush-Steppe

September 6, 2017

When: Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017  |  1:00 PM – 2:30 PM MDT

Hosts: Great Basin Fire Exchange, Bureau of Land Management, The Nature Conservancy

Click here to register!

Grazing Management In Perspective: A Compatible Tool For Sage Grouse Conservation

August 28, 2017

New research shows that — done right — livestock grazing may help conserve sage grouse habitat by keeping working ranches profitable and sustainable.

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