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Background Materials

Download Sage Grouse Initiative 2.0 – Investment Strategy FY 2015-2018 to learn what’s in store for proactive rangeland conservation.

To see the latest results, read SGI’s Success on the Range Report (July 2015).

For more background on the places and people involved in our conservation projects, watch these SGI YouTube videos.

See the results from 2010-2015 in this Working Lands For Wildlife: Greater Sage Grouse Scorecard.

For a brief overview of our goals and projects, read the Sage Grouse Initiative Brochure.

Download photos  from the SGI Photo Gallery.

View our Rancher Success Stories.

 

Featured News Stories:

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New York Times (February 2015) – “Sage Grouse Spending to top $750 Million by 2018” by the Associated Press

Working Ranch Magazine (June 2014) – “Special Report: The Sage Grouse Initiative” by SGI Communications Director Deborah Richie

NPR Morning Edition (July 2013) – “In Montana Wilds, An Unlikely Alliance to Save the Sage Grouse” by Christopher Joyce

Bugle Magazine (October 2012) – “Destinies Intertwined: Saving Sage Grouse and Helping Elk Too” by Hannah J. Ryan

The Nature Conservancy (January 2012) – “On the Life List” by Jim Robbins

New York Times (February 2011) “Safeguarding Sage Grouse and Their Elaborate Courtship Dance” by Jim Robbins

Recent News Stories

Map of fire probability in Grea Basin 2000-2021 Publication Alert: New tool maps the likelihood of large wildfires in the Great Basin

Two new papers highlight how rangeland fires are different from forest fires and how fire-probability research can inform fuels management in rangelands.

Map of fire probability in Grea Basin 2000-2021 Ask an Expert | Getting Ahead of Large Rangeland Fires in the Great Basin

Join Joe Smith and Jeremy Maestas for a discussion about new, annual fire-prediction maps for the Great Basin and what they mean for managing for wildfire in rangelands.

How To Watch The Best Mating Dance In The West

Check out the ‘sage grouse strut’ this spring on a live-streaming Lek Cam, and read helpful tips for responsible wildlife viewing in the field.

To read more News stories >