September 1, 2020
The Cheatgrass Challenge is a new, proactive strategy outlining Idaho NRCS’s plans to tackle invasive annual grasses. Read on for an interview with the NRCS State Conservationists for Idaho, Curtis Elke. Across the West, annual invasive grasses like cheatgrass, medusa head, and ventenata are posing serious threats to rangeland health, wildlife populations, and rural communities. […]
July 8, 2020
Read all about Idaho’s new effort to tackle cheatgrass, an invasive annual grass that is causing serious issues across western rangelands.
May 6, 2020
Meet Cecil Swaggart, an innovative small business owner whose expertise is advancing sagebrush restoration in the West.
November 6, 2019
In Idaho, low-tech stream restoration is taking off, thanks in part, to SGI’s workshops and education efforts.
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.
May 23, 2019
Through NRCS partnerships with the Wood River Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy and local ranching families, two new conservation easements protect an additional 2,500 acres of prime sagebrush habitat in Idaho’s Pioneers-to-Craters landscape.
June 18, 2018
The 2018 SGI field tour and presentations focused on cooperative, science-based conservation that’s working to thwart fire and invasives in sagebrush country.
May 8, 2018
In Idaho, agencies and landowners are working together across boundaries to restore sagebrush country.
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.
February 14, 2018
By Brianna Randall | Partnering with the USDA-led Sage Grouse Initiative helps young ranchers improve the land for both sage grouse and cattle.