Our success stories offer snapshots of proactive conservation on behalf of sage grouse around the west. Meet the ranchers who are volunteering to enroll their lands in SGI programs. Find out how “boots on the ground” make a difference for speeding up the pace of conservation. Take a look at how science informs action.
The featured stories from across the 11 western states are ideal starting points for journalists, too. We provide a media contact and a link to a conservation practice that the piece illustrates. You’ll find additional rancher profiles on The People.
June 23, 2017
Nevada rancher and miner shares his story of why he believes in conserving Nevada’s Oasis Valley in a new video produced by the Western Landowners Alliance.
June 21, 2017
Over 150 sagebrush conservation partners from around the West met in Colorado to learn what’s working for the bird and the herd. Watch the video here!
June 12, 2017
A collaborative partnership using innovative techniques to restore wet meadows in the Gunnison Basin is paying off for people and wildlife.
May 8, 2017
As a valued partner in the Sage Grouse Initiative, The Nature Conservancy works with landowners across the range on innovative grazing systems, conservation easements, and scientific research that helps to achieve lasting conservation outcomes. Read these excerpts from TNC’s blog and website.
April 21, 2017
Innovative conservation easement with ranchers, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Nevada Dept. of Wildlife, and NRCS preserves agricultural working lands, wildlife habitat, and public land access for future generations.
March 21, 2017
“Collaboration is the key to pulling off the largest conservation success story in the West, ” says Virgil Moore, Director of Idaho Fish and Game and Chairman of WAFWA’s Sagebrush Executive Oversight Committee. Read more about WAFWA.
February 14, 2017
This late rancher’s early adoption of range conservation practices encouraged his neighbors to also enroll in Sage Grouse Initiative programs. Learn how.
January 20, 2017
Both the Bi-State population of greater sage-grouse and agricultural ranchlands will benefit from a just-announced $8 million USDA investment in California and Nevada.