Tag: Colorado

Where the Sage Grouse Roam: Ranching for Conservation in Colorado

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.

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Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust: Viewing Sage Grouse on Conserved Ranch Inspires Staff

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.

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A recent conservation easement protects this sagebrush plain near Dove Creek in ColoradoColorado Conservation Easement Proof that Local Projects Protect Sage Grouse

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.

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Colorado: Sage Grouse Initiative Rangeland Ecologist Position

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.

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Colorado partnership a win-win for livestock and sage grouse

February 3, 2015

Cooperative projects like this water delivery design with Jay Yust help both ranchers and wildlife thrive on the Colorado range.

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SGI Featured Friend: Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust

January 24, 2015

Sage Grouse Initiative dollars are infusing critical funds for the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust to help ranchers protect their lands from development and to preserve prime sage grouse habitat.

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