Tag: Farm Bill

Science informs all of SGI's conservation work, ensuring we put the right tools in the right places. This telemetry equipment tracks radio-collared sage grouse. Photo by Tatiana GettelmanSGI Presents At Symposium On Farm Bill Conservation Programs

September 20, 2017

On September 27th, Sage Grouse Initiative and Working Lands For Wildlife team members will present on how Farm Bill conservation programs deliver benefits for wildlife at The Wildlife Society’s 24th Annual Conference.

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Meadowlarks depend on grassland habitat, which exist mainly on private land that receives support from the Farm Bill. Western Meadowlark by Donald Metzner.New State of the Birds Report: Farm Bill Pays Off For People & Birds

August 10, 2017

The Farm Bill is America’s single largest source of conservation funding for private lands. The 2017 ‘State of the Birds’ report shows the many benefits its programs have delivered to birds, farmers, and rural communities.

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SGi is good for the bird and good for the herdGrowing Spirit of Collaboration, Partnership & Innovation is “The West at its Best”

March 15, 2016

By Jason Weller and Larry Selzer | This opinion article by USDA-NRCS Chief Weller and The Conservation Fund President and CEO, Larry Selzer describes how the Sage Grouse Initiative brings together groups to find common ground for an uncommon bird.

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New Guide Helps Landowners and Managers Navigate the Farm Bill to Conserve Habitat

April 28, 2015

The Sage Grouse Initiative is excited to announce a new helpful tool for landowners and conservation partners looking to leverage Farm Bill funding to steward land, water, and wildlife resources. Download the 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation here.

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FSA Administrator Val Dolcini speaks at the 2015 National Peasant Fest and Quail Classic in Iowa.Pheasants Forever and USDA Renew Commitment to Conserve Habitat for Upland Birds

March 5, 2015

SGI partner Pheasants Forever signed on with the USDA to continue important proactive conservation efforts with private landowners, including tools that restore and protect the sagebrush sea.

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