Conference: Pronghorn 2016 – Where has all the grassland gone?
When & Where: Aug. 29- Sept. 1, 2016 | Anaconda, MT
Hosts: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Register: Click here to register
Presenters: Dozens of presentations and posters from a variety of biologists, land managers, and sagebrush ecosystem specialists.
Description: This WAFWA-sponsored biennial workshop features current research and management issues related to pronghorn and their habitat, which is also home to sage grouse. Presentations will address changes in, or conservation strategies for, grassland habitat within the range of pronghorn, including research on other wildlife species that depend on the sage-steppe ecosystem. See the tentative agenda here.
The Sage Grouse Initiative is a partnership-based, science-driven effort that uses voluntary incentives to proactively conserve America’s western rangelands, wildlife, and rural way of life. This initiative is part of Working Lands For Wildlife, which is led by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.