Tag: mesic habitat

wide open sagebrush with mesic habitatThe Science Behind WLFW’s Riparian and Wet Meadow Restoration

August 26, 2021

Working Lands for Wildlife researchers and scientists have spent years researching how sage grouse use the West’s mesic habitats, how best to restore those habitats, and ensuring the practices we promote truly benefit the bird and the herd.

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Thinking Like Water: Working Lands for Wildlife Leads Low-Tech Mesic Restoration Efforts in Sagebrush Country

Since 2016, Working Lands for Wildlife has been trained nearly 2,000 people on low-tech mesic restoration techniques, empowering practitioners to implement riparian and wet meadow restoration projects across the West.

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Western Working Lands Snapshot | Wet Habitat in the West

October 2, 2020

Learn about the wet, or mesic, habitats that cover 2% of the arid West but are critical to wildlife and livestock.

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Virtual Workshop | Low-Tech Riverscape Restoration – Aug. 11-14, 2020

July 27, 2020

Join WLFW and Utah State University for a free, four-day, virtual workshop focused on low-tech, process-based riverscape restoration.

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Bugle Magazine | Thinking Like a Beaver

June 26, 2020

Read about how volunteer-led, low-tech, process-based restoration of streams and meadows in the west is helping restore critical habitat for elk and other wildlife in this great story from Bugle, the magazine of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Reposted with permission.

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Webinar | Low-Tech Wet Meadow Restoration: Reading the Landscape to Recognize Opportunities

June 16, 2020

When: July 22, 2020

Hosts: Working Lands for Wildlife, IWJV

Click here to watch an on-demand replay!


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Early 2020 Webinar Replay Roundup

June 10, 2020

Webinar Roundup | Watch on-demand replays of recent sagebrush and sage grouse-focused webinars all first presented in early 2020.

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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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Montana Outdoors Magazine Article | The Herd and the Bird

March 20, 2020

Magazine Article | This article originally appeared in the March-April 2020 issue of Montana Outdoors, the magazine of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. It is reposted here with permission.

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Nature’s Engineers: How Beavers Boost Streamflows and Restore Habitat

January 13, 2020

Almost like magic…How beavers boost streamflows and restore habitat with a little help from humans.

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