Tag: Oregon

Sage Grouse Populations Grow Faster After Tree Removal

June 10, 2021

New study shows that sage grouse population growth rates are 12% higher following long-term conifer removal.

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Request for Proposals: Video and Multi-Media Project in Oregon

April 28, 2021

Contractor Opportunity: Video project near Adel, Oregon. Download RFP and submit bid by May 7, 2021.

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32nd Annual Sage and Columbia Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop – Bend, OR June 22-25, 2020

February 26, 2020

The 32nd Annual Sage and Columbia Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop will be held in Bend, Oregon from June 22-25.

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cows and sage grouse hens sharing wet meadow ken miracleOregon Ranchers Sustain “Heart Of The Desert”

November 12, 2018

Maintaining an “emerald island” in the middle of the desert is no small task. Here’s how the Fitzgeralds do it on their Oregon ranch.

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Robin Laakso (right) and Oleg Katsitadze (left) are conservation-minded individuals at the Cornelia B. Ranch in Crook County, Oregon.#FridaysOnTheFarm: Restoring Sagebrush Country With ‘Modern Wildfire’

June 8, 2018

Through the Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI), private landowners across Eastern Oregon are volunteering to perform proactive conservation treatments on their rangeland to promote healthy habitat for sage grouse and other wildlife.

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New Study Shows It Pays To Treat Invasive Grass On Your Ranch

March 7, 2018

An economics study from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Oregon shows that the earlier ranchers treat cheatgrass, the greater their financial reward.

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Photo courtesy Nick Myatt, Oregon Department of Fish and WildlifeNew Science: Sage Grouse Population Increases When Western Juniper Pushed Back

April 27, 2017

A new study funded in part by the NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative found that survival rates of both female sage grouse and their nests increased where encroaching juniper trees were removed.

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Carol Dunten is the chairman of the Harney County SWCD. She and her husband Alfred are 5th generation conservationists, and proud advocates of voluntary programs like the Sage Grouse Initiative.Featured Friend: Harney County Soil and Water Conservation District

January 3, 2017

In Oregon’s largest county — where cattle outnumber people 14 to 1 — the local soil and water conservation district has a recipe for collaborative conservation that’s improving the odds for both sage grouse and ranchers.

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Oregon Rancher Mike Greeley Enhances Mahogany Mountain For The Bird And The Herd

December 6, 2016

Rancher Mike Greeley uses conservation-minded management to sustain his working lands in eastern Oregon for wildlife and livestock. Check out this video of Mike on his ranch!

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sage grouse initiativeJob Announcement: Range & Wildlife Conservationist in Oregon

November 16, 2016

The Sage Grouse Initiative seeks a range and wildlife conservationist to work with agricultural producers on conservation programs in eastern Oregon.

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