March 18, 2021
Learn all about wildflowers, also called forbs, in this Western Working Lands Snapshot.
March 15, 2021
The Blair family has worked hard to make their ranch profitable and resilient which benefits wildlife and the next generation. Read all about their work with SGI and other groups that have helped them earn a 2020 Leopold Conservation Award.
February 21, 2021
Learn about the Strategic Action Watershed Team and how these partner-positions are adding significant capacity to NRCS offices across the West.
February 17, 2021
How much forage have you lost to woody species? The Rangeland Analysis Platform can help quantify forage loss and pinpoint where to invest conservation funding. Join the NRCS for a free webinar about using the RAP to incorporate economics into area-wide planning on February 25 at 3 p.m. ET.
October 2, 2020
Learn about the wet, or mesic, habitats that cover 2% of the arid West but are critical to wildlife and livestock.
September 29, 2020
Test your knowledge of the life cycle of sage grouse in this Sage Whiz Quiz.
September 1, 2020
The Cheatgrass Challenge is a new, proactive strategy outlining Idaho NRCS’s plans to tackle invasive annual grasses. Read on for an interview with the NRCS State Conservationists for Idaho, Curtis Elke. Across the West, annual invasive grasses like cheatgrass, medusa head, and ventenata are posing serious threats to rangeland health, wildlife populations, and rural communities. […]
August 17, 2020
Farmers and ranchers can’t afford to ignore the economic challenges posed by cheatgrass.