Tag: Idaho

wood river land trust sgi featured friendFeatured Friend: Wood River Land Trust

September 8, 2016

In Idaho’s sage grouse country, unique partnerships are protecting precious open spaces. The Wood River Land Trust is spearheading collaborative and creative projects that benefit birds as well as a host of sagebrush-dependent wildlife.

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To the Helmicks, conservation and ranching are one in the same.Helmick Family Conserves Vital Habitat For Sage Grouse In Idaho

July 28, 2016

To this multi-generational family, conservation and ranching are one and the same. Learn how they’ve worked with SGI to increase carrying capacity and grass production for the benefit of both livestock and wildlife.

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Conservation Working For Ranchers And Sage Grouse In The West

February 18, 2016

by The Conservation Fund | The Conservation Fund’s Wyoming Sage Grouse Campaign has conserved 15 properties in partnership with SGI and others. We are proud to partner with this group on long-term solutions that benefit birds and ranchers!

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Wildfire Management Strategies | New Video Shows Projects that Protect the Sagebrush Sea

August 19, 2015

A new video by Steve Stuebner shows how fire prevention policies and ambitious rangeland restoration strategies are working to protect prime sage grouse habitat.

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lara fondow sgi range ecologistIdaho: SGI Range & Wildlife Conservationist Lara Fondow Enjoys Working With Birds & People

March 9, 2015

Lara Fondow enjoys working with birds and people. That’s why she currently works as a Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) Range and Wildlife Conservationist in Rexburg.

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Idaho: Sage Grouse Initiative Range & Wildlife Conservationist Job Announcement

March 5, 2015

SGI is looking to fill a job vacancy in Burley, Idaho, and seeks someone qualified to provide range and wildlife technical assistance for conservation programs to agriculture producers and landowners.

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sage grouse initiative works in the Pioneers-Crater landscape in Idaho.Conservation Easements Protect a Special Place in Idaho

February 19, 2015

The area between the Pioneer Mountains and Craters of the Moon National Monument in Idaho is vitally important to sage-grouse and other wildlife. SGI has worked with 26 landowners to enroll 1/3 of the private ranches in the region in conservation easements.

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