Tag: conservation

New Technology For Landowners And Resource Managers Revolutionizes Rangeland Monitoring

September 18, 2018

by Justin Fritscher, NRCS | New free app provides the first-ever vegetation cover maps for rangelands from the Great Plains to the Pacific Ocean.

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What Is Low-Tech Stream Restoration?

August 27, 2018

River expert Joe Wheaton explains how simple, cost-effective, hand-built structures are helping repair streams across the West.

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Range Conservation Across Continents: What Australia and America Have In Common

August 6, 2018

Field tour in Wyoming illustrates how voluntary conservation strategies working on behalf of America’s sage grouse can also help Australia’s plains-wanderer.

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Combatting Cheatgrass On Private Ranch Lands In Wyoming Benefits Sage Grouse

July 1, 2018

Learn how Wyoming landowner DeWitt Morris is working with the NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative to create a model for other ranchers on how to thwart invasive cheatgrass on Mountain Springs Ranch.

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Robin Laakso (right) and Oleg Katsitadze (left) are conservation-minded individuals at the Cornelia B. Ranch in Crook County, Oregon.#FridaysOnTheFarm: Restoring Sagebrush Country With ‘Modern Wildfire’

June 8, 2018

Through the Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI), private landowners across Eastern Oregon are volunteering to perform proactive conservation treatments on their rangeland to promote healthy habitat for sage grouse and other wildlife.

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In Idaho, agencies and landowners work together to restore sagebrush range. Photo: L. Ridenhour, BLM FlickrIdaho Models “3 C’s”: Collaboration, Cooperation, Conservation

May 8, 2018

In Idaho, agencies and landowners are working together across boundaries to restore sagebrush country.

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Job Announcement: Sagebrush Landscape Restoration Specialist in Idaho

February 20, 2018

This position will work with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Idaho Governor’s Office of Species Conservation, and other stakeholders to restore wet meadow, mesic, and wetland areas.

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Brady Allred explains how the Google Earth Engine-powered SGI Interactive Web App helps target on-the-ground conservation practices.30 Videos Now Available on Science & Management in Sagebrush Country

February 15, 2018

View free, on-demand replays on YouTube of educational presentations about the science and management of sagebrush rangelands!

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New Online Tool Shows Songbird Abundance Across Sagebrush Country

January 16, 2018

Check out the latest map additions to the SGI Web App, which allow users to easily visualize songbird distribution, bolstering multi-species conservation across the American West.

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FAIR CHASE Magazine | The Value of Sagebrush Country

December 8, 2017

by Josh Millspaugh | This feature in the December 2017 issue of Fair Chase Magazine highlights how sage grouse conservation benefits hunters and a host of wildlife species.

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