Tag: Montana

Conversation with Rangeland Management Specialist of the Year, Rebecca Knapp

April 24, 2019

In February, the Society for Rangeland Management awarded Rebecca Knapp its highest honor, Rangeland Management Specialist of the Year. We sat down with Knapp to discuss her approach to conservation and how SGI has helped her efforts.

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Partnering To Conserve A Sagebrush Landscape

October 24, 2018

Innovative partnerships with private landowners and public land managers on working rangelands in Southwest Montana are conserving sagebrush country.

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Running The Ranch

August 30, 2018

By Tim Griffiths | Pickup trucks, working dogs, cowboy hats, and running shoes. These were the diverse sights this past Saturday at the Montana Ranch Run.

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#ConservationRoadtrip | Taking No-Till To The Next Level

July 30, 2018

With help from NRCS, Montana rancher returns cropland to permanent grasses and forbs to provide forage for livestock and sage grouse.

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High School Students Help Restore Montana Sagebrush

July 12, 2018

Partners come together — including youth field crews — to improve working lands for wildlife in southwest Montana.

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Removing conifers improves sagebrush habitat and water availability, benefiting birds and ranchers. Photo of conifer cut in Montana by Dan Durham.Montana Ranchers Improve Sage Grouse Habitat And Reduce Fire Risk

February 8, 2018

By Hayden Nelson, SGI Range Conservationist, Roundup, Montana NRCS Field Office | Landowners are partnering with the Sage Grouse Initiative to restore sagebrush habitat and grazing lands.

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The Conservation Gift That Benefits Us For Countless Years to Come

January 4, 2018

by Brianna Randall | Conserving our natural resources is one of the ways we can give back to our children, communities, and economy for years to come. And the gift that keeps on giving is a conservation easement.

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Journal Of Wildlife Management Study: Grazing Shows Little Effect On Grouse Nesting

October 31, 2017

by David Frey, for The Wildlife Society | A study in Montana found livestock grazing management doesn’t have as strong a link with sage grouse nest success as previously thought.

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Ranch Conservation Partnership Thrives In Eastern Montana

August 7, 2017

by Leo Barthelmess | Ranchers working with the NRCS and others are helping sustain and improve habitat in a way that also improves ranch operations.

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New USFWS Collaboration Expands Science Tools To Sage-Steppe

April 10, 2017

Thanks to partners like the USFWS, the outlook is brighter for maintaining intact, healthy sagebrush habitat for 350+ species and the hundreds of communities that depend on it.

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