August 23, 2021
The Etchart Family worked with the NRCS, TNC, and the CO Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust to place much of the ranch in a conservation easement protecting this prime working land from development and preserving habitat for elk, deer, and sage grouse.
August 23, 2017
by Brianna Randall | Bill Zeedyk teaches Westerners how to “think like water” to restore precious wet habitat in the sagebrush desert.
June 27, 2017
by Jodi Stemler | Check out this multimedia story about how an SGI-enrolled rancher is leading the way in stewarding working lands and wildlife on his ranch in Colorado’s Gunnison Basin.
June 21, 2017
Over 170 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.
February 27, 2017
The NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative helps fund conservation easement that keeps prime ranchland open and protects wildlife for generations to come.
November 23, 2016
by Michael Neary | Solar-powered water systems, installed with funding from SGI in Colorado, let livestock drink more easily and take pressure off ponds and streams.
September 28, 2016
Did you know that Gunnison sage-grouse have longer ponytails than greater sage-grouse? Learn more about the differences between the two species from expert Marcella Fremgen, a private lands range ecologist in Colorado.
March 9, 2016
by Mary Guiden | “The new web app and map make sure people on the ground have the best science,” says Dave Naugle, SGI Science Advisor.
February 18, 2016
by The Conservation Fund | The Conservation Fund’s Wyoming Sage Grouse Campaign has conserved 15 properties in partnership with SGI and others. We are proud to partner with this group on long-term solutions that benefit birds and ranchers!