Conifer before after 2008 and 2015 Todd Forbes BLM

Sage grouse avoid areas where trees grow. This treated site shows how the range can be reclaimed by removing expanding conifer. Photo: 2008 vs 2015. Photo: Todd Forbes, BLM

Sage grouse avoid areas where trees grow. This treated site shows how the range can be reclaimed by removing expanding conifer. Photo: 2008 vs 2015. Photo: Todd Forbes, BLM