Publication Alert: A geographic strategy for cross-jurisdictional, proactive management of invasive annual grasses in Oregon
February 23, 2022
A new “Defend the Core” strategy for addressing invasive annual grasses is emerging in Oregon and it parallels other efforts across the West.
October 20, 2021
A long-term study from Oregon shows strategic tree removal boots sage grouse use of habitat as compared to areas where no trees were removed.
June 10, 2021
New study shows that sage grouse population growth rates are 12% higher following long-term conifer removal.
April 28, 2021
Contractor Opportunity: Video project near Adel, Oregon. Download RFP and submit bid by May 7, 2021.
February 26, 2020
The 32nd Annual Sage and Columbia Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop will be held in Bend, Oregon from June 22-25.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.