Science to Solutions
May 9, 2019
Science to Solutions – New research highlights reduction and expansion of conifer encroachment in sagebrush ecosystems.
March 26, 2019
Science to Solutions – New research details impacts to water from encroaching eastern redcedar and other conifers on landscapes in the Great Plains. Similar impacts occur on sagebrush lands from encroaching conifers like pinyon juniper.
February 13, 2019
New research highlights the importance of mesic resources for sage grouse and other wildlife species.
November 26, 2018
New research shows that grazing lands grow more bugs for birds to eat.
October 8, 2018
New research shows low-tech restoration methods increased vegetation productivity by 25% and kept plants greener longer, resulting in greater resiliency.
March 20, 2018
Innovative Web App increases conservation effectiveness on working lands in the American West by matching the right practices to the right places using emerging science and technology.
November 27, 2017
This new Science to Solutions shows that grass height may not be as crucial to nesting success as previously thought, since hatched nests are measured later than failed nests.
August 28, 2017
New research shows that — done right — livestock grazing may help conserve sage grouse habitat by keeping working ranches profitable and sustainable.
March 28, 2017
New science shows that keeping big landscapes healthy and connected is essential for maintaining bigger-than-expected sage grouse movements.
January 26, 2017
New research shows that 86% of hens avoided nesting in sagebrush habitat invaded by conifers. Luckily, the studies also show that removing conifers in otherwise high-quality habitat is a boon to nesting sage grouse.