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sagebrush-steppeConservation Easements Continue to Protect Idaho’s Pioneers-To-Craters Landscape

May 23, 2019

Through NRCS partnerships with the Wood River Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy and local ranching families, two new conservation easements protect an additional 2,500 acres of prime sagebrush habitat in Idaho’s Pioneers-to-Craters landscape.

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Sage Grouse Populations Grow When Conifers are Removed

May 14, 2019

Ask an Expert – Andrew Olsen explains his research that shows sage grouse populations rise 12% following sustained and targeted conifer removal.

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Big Picture of Woodland Management in Sagebrush Country

May 9, 2019

Science to Solutions – New research highlights reduction and expansion of conifer encroachment in sagebrush ecosystems.

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Conversation with Rangeland Management Specialist of the Year, Rebecca Knapp

April 24, 2019

In February, the Society for Rangeland Management awarded Rebecca Knapp its highest honor, Rangeland Management Specialist of the Year. We sat down with Knapp to discuss her approach to conservation and how SGI has helped her efforts.

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Sagebrush provides food for elk, especially in the winter when other plants are buried in snow. Photo: Brianna RandallSage Whiz Quiz | Elk

April 16, 2019

Take this Sage Whiz Quiz to test your knowledge of Elk.

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New Manual for Low-Tech Riparian Restoration

April 10, 2019

Low-tech riverscape restoration manual available for FREE. Download now and implement these low-tech, low-cost stream restoration efforts.

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Conservation Success – 2018 SGI Scorecard

April 2, 2019

Check out SGI’s 2018 Scorecard to see how we’ve done against the milestones we set in 2015.

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Woody Invasion Impacts Water on Great Plains

March 26, 2019

Science to Solutions – New research details impacts to water from encroaching eastern redcedar and other conifers on landscapes in the Great Plains. Similar impacts occur on sagebrush lands from encroaching conifers like pinyon juniper.

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