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Assessing Fuel Loads in Sagebrush Steppe and PJ Woodlands

October 22, 2015

By Stephen C. Bunting and Jeff Rose | This fact sheet helps define wildland fuels and review the approaches used to assess fuel loads in the Great Basin.

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juniper removal helps sage grouse in the western U.S.Pinyon-Juniper Forum Played Key Role for Future of Bi-State Sage Grouse

March 26, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is expected to announce its final decision in April on whether the Bi-State population of sage grouse will be listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The Sage Grouse Initiative is working on multiple proactive conservation projects with partners and landowners to restore habitat and improve the Bi-State sage-grouse.

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Bi-State Sage Grouse Forum Attracts Full House in Nevada

February 26, 2015

Sage grouse experts representing many stakeholders and partners of the Sage Grouse Initiative converged in Minden, Nevada, yesterday for a high-profile forum aimed at solving a key conservation issue for bi-state sage grouse that straddle the Nevada-California border: the expansion of pinyon and juniper forests into historic sagebrush-steppe.

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