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The Sceirine family has run a successful ranching business for three generations. Photo: ESLTCalifornia Ranchers Safeguard Agriculture and Sage Grouse Habitat

March 14, 2018

A conservation easement funded in part by the NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative will protect some of the best habitat in California for mule deer, waterfowl, migratory songbirds, and sage grouse.

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Combatting Cheatgrass On Private Ranch Lands In Wyoming Benefits Sage Grouse

March 13, 2018

Learn how Wyoming landowner DeWitt Morris is working with the NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative to create a model for other ranchers on how to thwart invasive cheatgrass on Mountain Springs Ranch.

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New Study Shows It Pays To Treat Invasive Grass On Your Ranch

March 7, 2018

An economics study from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Oregon shows that the earlier ranchers treat cheatgrass, the greater their financial reward.

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Sage Whiz Quiz: What The Heck Is A Lek?

March 5, 2018

How much do you know about the best mating dance in the West? Test your knowledge about sage grouse lekking season here!

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WEBINAR – Cheatgrass control methods and impacts on perennial grass abundance: A systematic review spanning 64 years

February 23, 2018

When: Thursday Mar 8, 2018  |  12:30 PM – 1:30 PM MST

Hosts: Great Basin Fire Science Exchange, Sage Grouse Initiative,USDA-NRCS, BLM, USDA-ARS, and USFS

Watch the On-Demand Replay!

Job Announcement: Sagebrush Landscape Restoration Specialist in Idaho

February 20, 2018

This position will work with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Idaho Governor’s Office of Species Conservation, and other stakeholders to restore wet meadow, mesic, and wetland areas.

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Brady Allred explains how the Google Earth Engine-powered SGI Interactive Web App helps target on-the-ground conservation practices.30 Videos Now Available on Science & Management in Sagebrush Country

February 15, 2018

View free, on-demand replays on YouTube of educational presentations about the science and management of sagebrush rangelands!

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BEEF Magazine | Thomas Brothers Make The Ground Better In Idaho

February 14, 2018

By Brianna Randall | Partnering with the USDA-led Sage Grouse Initiative helps young ranchers improve the land for both sage grouse and cattle.

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