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Wildlife photographer, Noppadol Paothong, photographs Lesser Prairie Chicken on the lek located at Selman Ranch near Buffalo, OK.What’s It Like To Photograph Sage Grouse?

October 23, 2017

Wildlife photographer, Noppadol Paothong, spent 5 years on his newly released book, Sage Grouse: Icon of the West. Learn how and why he created this beautiful book featuring our favorite upland bird.

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Digital Storefront Tells Stories of Public Land Sagebrush Partnerships

September 13, 2017

A new website, PartnersInTheSage.com, tells stories of how collaborative public-private sagebrush conservation benefits people, wildlife, and communities in the West.

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Inmates Are Growing Sagebrush in Western Prisons for Wildlife Conservation

September 8, 2017

By Ben Long in Outdoor Life | People incarcerated in state prisons in the West are working to help secure the future of the native big game and game birds of the American West.

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Realizing “The True Potential” For Working Lands And Wildlife In Sagebrush Country

November 2, 2016

The NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative continues to build field capacity, expand our science team, and strengthen partnerships across the sagebrush landscape. Read our latest report.

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Meet Michael Brown, Our New Field Capacity Coordinator — Helping People Make Big Things Happen

October 20, 2016

What does ‘field capacity’ mean when it comes to protecting and restoring sagebrush habitat? SGI’s newest core staff member, Michael Brown, explains the important role of people and partners in making a landscape-scale difference in the West.

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Jessie sows sagebrush seed with the inmate crew at Snake River Correctional Institution. SRCI is growing 40,000 sagebrush seedlings for 2016Why Grow Sagebrush Seedlings in Prisons?

August 11, 2016

The Sagebrush Project, part of the Sustainability in Prisons Project, expands the opportunities for 175 inmates in 11 prisons across 6 states by teaching them to grow sagebrush seedlings. In turn, these seedlings restore vital habitat for sage grouse and other wildlife on BLM lands across the West.

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Sage grouse conservation measures benefit "umbrella" benefits for other sagebrush-dependent species, scientists say. (Scott Copeland photo)What The Heck Is A Lek?

March 14, 2016

Learn for sagebrush expert Trisha Cracroft, NRCS Idaho State Biologist, about when sage grouse congregate to strut their stuff, and why healthy sagebrush is important for hens and their eggs!

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Sacramento Wildlife Refuge - California conservation tourHuman Connections Drive Habitat Conservation

December 1, 2015

By Tiffany Russell | This blog is about connecting people to talk about how wildlife and humans can thrive together. It describes a recent Ranch Conservation Tour, co-hosted by two partners in the Sage Grouse Initiative: Point Blue and the California Rangeland Conservation Coalition.

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