There are wonderful resources available to learn more about the Sagebrush Community. Many are available through links found throughout this site — for example, Landowner Resources connects you to field guides as well as important information concerning fences and livestock water tanks. And our News & Media pages are full of current news items and stories. Also check out the videos in our always-changing Photo & Video Gallery. Our Science & Policy section also takes you to many of our publications. We note additional resources here.
If you’re looking for still more, please contact us.
All About Birds, The Cornell Lab of Ornithology
The Greater Sage-Grouse fact sheet--excellent resource! USFWS
Grouse of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, PDF, by Michael Schroeder
Sage Grouse and Sagebrush Conservation, BLM
Save the Last Dance (a book by Joel Vance)
The Sage Grouse in Wyoming, by Dr. Robert Lansing Patterson, 1952.
Just for Kids
Kids Page, Audubon Rockies
Bird Feats: book featuring sage grouse for its longest dance and written by SGI Communications Director Deborah Richie
Birds in a Sagebrush Sea, PDF, by Christine Paige.
To find out more about a whole range of sagebrush wildlife, view the PowerPoint by Kent McAdoo, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Sagebrush Associated Wildlife Species.
Mule deer & sage grouse in Wyoming SGI/TNC study – Did you know mule deer share winter range with sage grouse? Find out more.
The Perilous Journey of Wyoming’s Migrating Pronghorn – award-winning article in High Country News.
Pollinators & Sage Grouse, Fact Sheet by USFS
Why Care About Sagebrush? Fact Sheet by USFWS
Greater Sage-Grouse:ecology and conservation of a landscape species and its habitats, Studies in Avian Biology (Peruse and download chapters on USGS Sagemap website).
Sagebrush (Encyclopedia of the Earth website page).
Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson 1962. (Chapter six on sagebrush)
The Human Footprint in the West: A Large-scale Analysis of Anthropogenic Impacts, on USGS Sagemap website.
The Sagebrush Sea, book by Stephen Trimble (beautiful natural history).
NEW On the Land: Celebrating Award-Winning Farmers and Ranchers Who Improve our Environment: Leopold Conservation Award Program (writer: Andy Rieber). Sand County Foundation website link.
NEW Sage Grouse Initiative Rancher Success Story Series Launches:
#1: North Dakota: Planting Wyoming Big Sage on Brooks Ranch Enhances Sage Grouse Habitat, by Steve Stuebner for SGI.
Cowboy Life in Southeast Oregon (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 10 min. video)
Warner Valley: Cowboys & Ranchers, slideshow set to music by Andy Rieber
Out on the Land RFD TV Shows
Help Thy Neighbor (an article by Andy Rieber)
Yakama Nation: Tribal Connection to Sage Grouse
Life on the Range, stories about ranches and ranching
John Fielder’s Ranches of Colorado, photography