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Western Working Lands Snapshot | The Great Basin

May 13, 2020

Learn about the fascinating topography, natural history, and conservation challenges within the Great Basin, a huge swath of western rangeland in Nevada, Idaho, California, Utah, and Oregon.

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Success Story | Innovative Small Business Owner Integral to Restoring Grazing Lands

May 6, 2020

Meet Cecil Swaggart, an innovative small business owner whose expertise is advancing sagebrush restoration in the West.

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Sage Whiz Quiz | Conifers

April 10, 2020

Test your knowledge of conifer trees and how they impact sagebrush and grassland ecosystems.

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Montana Outdoors Magazine Article | The Herd and the Bird

March 20, 2020

Magazine Article | This article originally appeared in the March-April 2020 issue of Montana Outdoors, the magazine of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. It is reposted here with permission.

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SGI’s “Ranching First” Approach Proves Key to Protecting Ranch in Washington

March 10, 2020

The Keane Ranch is now protected from development in perpetuity thanks to a conservation easement supported, in part, by the USDA-NRCS Sage Grouse Initiative. Photo courtesy of CDLT. The early morning sunlight dances across the hill tops, slowly lighting up the canyon walls just outside Wenatchee, Washington. On the surface nothing is different about this […]

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Ask an Expert | When it comes to sage grouse habitat: Don’t sweat the small stuff

February 27, 2020

Ask a Expert | When it Comes to Sage Grouse Habitat, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff: A Conversation with Joe Smith, Working Lands for Wildlife scientist

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32nd Annual Sage and Columbia Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop – Bend, OR June 22-25, 2020

February 26, 2020

The 32nd Annual Sage and Columbia Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop will be held in Bend, Oregon from June 22-25.

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Ask an Expert | How Does Grazing Affect Native Pollinators

February 20, 2020

Join Gabrielle Blanchette for a deep dive into the role native pollinators play in rangelands and how grazing can impact these critical components of a healthy ecosystem.

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