CONFERENCE – Sage and Columbian Sharp-Tailed Grouse Workshop

When: June 18 – 21, 2018

Where: Billings, Montana

Host: Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

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This is the 31st Annual workshop dedicated to grouse science and management. The biennial symposium is for resource professionals, academics, students, and interested persons to share current science and management of grouse and their habitats.

Presentations will focus on research, ecology, and management of Gunnison Sage-grouse, Greater Sage-grouse, and Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse are welcome and encouraged.Oral presentations will be 10-15 minutes (with questions after) discussing partnerships, landowner perspectives and human dimensions, and ecology of the sagebrush biome.

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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.