Ranchers Lead the Way With USFWS Agreement in Oregon

June 2, 2014

Read this photo-filled, first person story about the Harney County CCAA on USFWS Pacific Region’s Tumblr Page:  by Paul Henson, Oregon’s state supervisor for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: See the Story. HERE.

Read our related story about the Harney County CCAA and the role of Sage Grouse Initiative to help put conservation on the ground.  Click HERE.

(Photo: USFWS Project Leader Paul Henson (right) and rancher Tom Sharp talk with other meeting attendees in Harney County. Photo by Brent Lawrence/USFWS)


The Sage Grouse Initiative is a partnership-based, science-driven effort that uses voluntary incentives to proactively conserve America’s western rangelands, wildlife, and rural way of life. This initiative is part of Working Lands For Wildlife, which is led by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.