September 1, 2020
The Cheatgrass Challenge is a new, proactive strategy outlining Idaho NRCS’s plans to tackle invasive annual grasses. Read on for an interview with the NRCS State Conservationists for Idaho, Curtis Elke. Across the West, annual invasive grasses like cheatgrass, medusa head, and ventenata are posing serious threats to rangeland health, wildlife populations, and rural communities. […]
August 17, 2020
Farmers and ranchers can’t afford to ignore the economic challenges posed by cheatgrass.
July 8, 2020
Read all about Idaho’s new effort to tackle cheatgrass, an invasive annual grass that is causing serious issues across western rangelands.
July 6, 2020
Overview of the devastating impacts of annual invasive grasses, regional scale strategies to tackle the problem, on-the-ground examples of restoration, and introduction to a new rangeland restoration herbicide providing multi-year annual grass control.
June 16, 2020
Webinar | Replay Available, Original date: July 22, 2020 | Join river restoration experts Shawn Conner and Jeremy Maestas to learn about low-tech restoration practices and how to “read” a riverscape to discern where to best prioritize limited restoration resources.
June 10, 2020
Webinar Roundup | Watch on-demand replays of recent sagebrush and sage grouse-focused webinars all first presented in early 2020.
November 6, 2018
National Wildlife Federation Blog | Low-tech stream restoration works wonders for people and wildlife.
August 27, 2018
River expert Joe Wheaton explains how simple, cost-effective, hand-built structures are helping repair streams across the West.
June 4, 2018
New NRCS Technical Note provides a case study from Colorado’s Gunnison Basin to help partners replicate cost-effective watershed restoration techniques.
June 27, 2017
by Jodi Stemler | Check out this multimedia story about how an SGI-enrolled rancher is leading the way in stewarding working lands and wildlife on his ranch in Colorado’s Gunnison Basin.