Bi-State Sage Grouse

Bi-State Sage Grouse Forum Attracts Full House in Nevada

February 26, 2015

Sage grouse experts representing many stakeholders and partners of the Sage Grouse Initiative converged in Minden, Nevada, yesterday for a high-profile forum aimed at solving a key conservation issue for bi-state sage grouse that straddle the Nevada-California border: the expansion of pinyon and juniper forests into historic sagebrush-steppe.

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Sage grouse take flight in east-central California, home to the Bi-state distinct population of the species.Sage Grouse Learning Project for College Students: California

February 14, 2015

The Bodie Hills Conservation Partnership–an SGI partner group–is recruiting college students to perform sage grouse habitat restoration in July 2015 in Mono County, California.

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Sage Grouse E News: South Dakota Ranch Success Story, Jobs & Event

January 29, 2015

Sage Grouse E-News for Jan. 29 rounds up a few great highlights from the last two weeks from the Sage Grouse Initiative.

Sage Grouse Initiative Rancher Stories Bring Statistics to Life

December 1, 2014

The Sage Grouse Initiative is wrapping up 2014 with rancher stories that bring life to the statistics of success on the ground.

Masini family Preserves Lush Oasis for Bi-State Sage Grouse in Nevada

November 18, 2014

Bi-State (Nevada/California) sage grouse thrive on Masini Ranch, participants in Sage Grouse Initiative conservation easements and enhancements.

SGI Featured Friend: Bi-State Local Area Working Group

November 5, 2014

A forward-thinking group of people representing ranchers, agencies, conservation groups, private citizens, and universities came together in 2002 to form the Bi-State Local Area Working Group.

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California: National Public Lands Day Volunteers Apply Tangible Sage Grouse Conservation Actions in the Bodie Hills

October 6, 2014

Sage grouse and historic buildings both benefit from dual volunteer activities- report on National Public Lands Day from SGI Partner Bodie Hills Conservation Partnership.

Sage Grouse Champions: Bi-State Local Area Working Group

July 21, 2014

“The Bi-State Local Area Working Group has provided the foundation upon which effective long-term sage grouse conservation can build,” said Tony Wasley, director of the Nevada Department of Wildlife, and co-chair of the Executive Oversight Committee for Bi-State sage grouse.

USDA Announces Landmark Commitment to Improve Bi-State Sage Grouse Habitat: Nevada-California Ranchers to Benefit

June 20, 2014

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA’s landmark agreement to accelerate and focus conservation efforts benefitting ranchers and the Bi-State population of sage grouse straddling the Nevada/California border. USDA will provide up to $25.5 million of conservation investments as part of its contribution to delivering the federal, state and local 2012 Bi-State Action Plan. USDA’s […]

Bi-State Sage Grouse News: Three Federal Agencies, Public Come Together on Fence Marker Project to Prevent Sage Grouse Mortalities

February 11, 2014

The Bureau of Land Management’s Bishop Field Office, the U.S. Forest Service’s Bridgeport District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service Minden Field Office recently coordinated the marking of approximately 16 miles of fence to prevent sage-grouse mortalities or injuries.