May 14, 2019 | Nongovernmental Organizations

Partnerscapes A landowner-led group incorporated in 2010, Partnerscapes brings people, working landscapes, and communities together in conservation. Partnerscapes is a grassroots movement of private landowners working with agencies, non-profit organizations, and policymakers to collaborate on conservation partnerships to sustain our working landscapes for present and future generations. Partnerscapes represents the voices of 21st century conservation […]

Newmont Mining Corporation

March 13, 2018 | Private Corporations

Newmont Mining Corporation – Newmont is one of the world’s leading gold and copper producers, whose purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. The North America region has operations in Nevada and Colorado. Through its Sagebrush Ecosystem Conservation Program, Newmont is helping conserve and restore sagebrush habitat in Nevada […]

The Conservation Fund

January 30, 2018 | Nongovernmental Organizations

The Conservation Fund The Conservation Fund creates solutions that make environmental and economic sense by redefining conservation to demonstrate its essential role in future prosperity. Over the last decade, the Fund has worked together with local communities in the West to bring landowners, federal, state and private partners together to implement conservation easements on private […]


July 6, 2016 | Partners, Private Corporations

PacifiCorp PacifiCorp, which includes Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power, invests in ways to protect migratory birds and help them coexist with electric infrastructure. PacifiCorp works across California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming to implement programs and projects that keeps birds safe and habitat protected. PacifiCorp contributes annually to support the Sage Grouse Initiative’s Strategic Watershed […]


June 13, 2016 | Nongovernmental Organizations, Partners

Siskadee Launched in 2000, this nonprofit is the only organization solely dedicated to conserving the Gunnison sage-grouse. Their work focuses on assisting partners with implementing conservation plans, putting in place public education efforts, and coordinating the ‘watchable wildlife’ program. Contact: Patrick Magee, Wildlife Biologist, 970-641-3959 or  | 323 North Wisconsin Street, Gunnison, Colorado 81230

Western State Colorado University

June 6, 2016 | Partners, Universities and Colleges

Western State Colorado University This university works with local, state and federal partners, as well as non-government organizations such as Sisk-a-dee, in the Gunnison Basin and across the range of the Gunnison sage-grouse on conservation, education, and research projects. In addition, university students volunteer for habitat restoration and sage-grouse monitoring efforts. Contact: Patrick Magee – 970-943-7121 […]

Tri-County Cooperative Weed Management Area

August 7, 2015 | Nongovernmental Organizations

Tri-County Cooperative Weed Management Area Tri-County CWMA is an intergovernmental agency focused on creating public and private cooperative partnerships to manage invasive plant species within Baker, Wallowa, and Union Counties (Oregon). One of our current long-term projects is working with the BLM and surrounding private land owners in Baker County to treat and restore noxious […]

University of Nevada

June 22, 2015 | Partners, Universities and Colleges

University of Nevada UNR is the Land Grant University that supports research surrounding the Nevada Great Basin’s population of both Greater sage-grouse and Bi-State sage-grouse. Ongoing research and extension programs focus on: sagebrush habitat resilience and security; riparian functions and forbs that are necessary in late brood rearing habitat; revised ecological site descriptions; strategic fuels management; […]

Montana State University

May 28, 2015 | Partners, Universities and Colleges

Montana State University Montana State University, established in 1893 as a land-grant institution, is a welcoming, adventurous community of students, faculty and staff distinguished by its commitment to address the world’s greatest challenges through world-class research, extension, and academic pursuits. Montana State University receives SGI support to support research on how land use influences arthropod populations that sage-grouse depend […]

Colorado State University

May 28, 2015 | Partners, Universities and Colleges

Colorado State University Founded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College, Colorado State University is now among the nation’s leading research universities, attracting more than $300 million in research funds annually. Colorado State University is a Sage Grouse Initiative research partner, providing critical information on sage-grouse population dynamics. Contact: Mevin B. Hooten, Associate Professor – 970-491-1415, , Department of […]