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!
June 29, 2015
This story on Colorado rancher Wes McStay’s conservation practices comes from “Where the sage grouse roam” by Lauren Blair. This 3-part series appeared in the Craig Daily Press in June 2015.
April 20, 2015
Seeing sage grouse inspires the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust —a Sage Grouse Initiative partner. CCALT has protected more than 45,000 acres of sage grouse habitat on working ranches.
March 11, 2015
In Colorado, a new conservation easement northwest of Dove Creek is being touted as an example of a grassroots effort to protect the Gunnison sage grouse.
February 17, 2015
This rangeland ecologist will be based out of the NRCS field office in Montrose, CO, and work on conservation efforts for the Gunnison Sage Grouse in central western Colorado.
February 3, 2015
Cooperative projects like this water delivery design with Jay Yust help both ranchers and wildlife thrive on the Colorado range.