Tag: conservation

Ask an Expert | Mitch Faulkner, 2020 Rangeland Management Specialist of the Year, Talks Partnerships and More

May 27, 2020

Mitch Faulkner, 2020 NRCS Rangeland Management Specialist of the Year, talks about the partnerships that have advanced rangeland conservation across boundaries in South Dakota.

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Western Working Lands Snapshot | The Great Basin

May 13, 2020

Learn about the fascinating topography, natural history, and conservation challenges within the Great Basin, a huge swath of western rangeland in Nevada, Idaho, California, Utah, and Oregon.

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Ask an Expert | When it comes to sage grouse habitat: Don’t sweat the small stuff

February 27, 2020

Ask a Expert | When it Comes to Sage Grouse Habitat, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff: A Conversation with Joe Smith, Working Lands for Wildlife scientist

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Western Working Lands for Wildlife 2019 Workshop – Rangeland Resiliency

June 25, 2019

Read about the workshop and conference in Twin Falls, Idaho and follow along with the second-day field tour across Idaho and Utah.

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Sustainable Ranching in Utah: A Boon For Wildlife And Livestock

June 12, 2019

Sustainable Ranching in Utah: A Boon for Wildlife and Livestock | Read how Stephen and Kris Ellis keep their family tradition alive and strong on the Circle Bar Ranch.

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Sage Grouse Populations Grow When Conifers are Removed

May 14, 2019

Ask an Expert – Andrew Olsen explains his research that shows sage grouse populations rise 12% following sustained and targeted conifer removal.

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Big Picture of Woodland Management in Sagebrush Country

May 9, 2019

Science to Solutions – New research highlights reduction and expansion of conifer encroachment in sagebrush ecosystems.

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Woody Invasion Impacts Water on Great Plains

March 26, 2019

Science to Solutions – New research details impacts to water from encroaching eastern redcedar and other conifers on landscapes in the Great Plains. Similar impacts occur on sagebrush lands from encroaching conifers like pinyon juniper.

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How Can Emerging Technology Help Conserve Rangeland?

December 5, 2018

Research scientist Dr. Matthew Jones explains how cloud computing and machine learning are changing the way we visualize and manage plants.

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cows and sage grouse hens sharing wet meadow ken miracleOregon Ranchers Sustain “Heart Of The Desert”

November 12, 2018

Maintaining an “emerald island” in the middle of the desert is no small task. Here’s how the Fitzgeralds do it on their Oregon ranch.

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