Tag: sage grouse conservation

Cover image of A Decade of Science ReportA Decade of Science Support in the Sagebrush Biome

September 30, 2021

A new report summarizes – in one place – more than a decade of WLFW science support that NRCS staff and partners can incorporate into their future work.

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Thinking Like Water: Working Lands for Wildlife Leads Low-Tech Mesic Restoration Efforts in Sagebrush Country

August 26, 2021

Since 2016, Working Lands for Wildlife has been trained nearly 2,000 people on low-tech mesic restoration techniques, empowering practitioners to implement riparian and wet meadow restoration projects across the West.

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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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Nature’s Engineers: How Beavers Boost Streamflows and Restore Habitat

January 13, 2020

Almost like magic…How beavers boost streamflows and restore habitat with a little help from humans.

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fire engulfs sagebrush near Roosevelt WA - AP Photo/Don Ryan, FileCutting to the Chase: Long-Term Success of Conifer Removal Depends on Both Cutting and Burning

September 10, 2019

Ask an Expert | How to use cutting and burning to most effectively restore sagebrush ecosystems experiencing conifer encroachment.

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sagebrush-steppeConservation Easements Continue to Protect Idaho’s Pioneers-To-Craters Landscape

May 23, 2019

Through NRCS partnerships with the Wood River Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy and local ranching families, two new conservation easements protect an additional 2,500 acres of prime sagebrush habitat in Idaho’s Pioneers-to-Craters landscape.

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Sage Grouse Populations Grow When Conifers are Removed

May 14, 2019

Ask an Expert – Andrew Olsen explains his research that shows sage grouse populations rise 12% following sustained and targeted conifer removal.

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people sagebrush ranchersLatest Report Shows Promising Progress To Protect The Sagebrush Sea

August 9, 2016

This latest report chronicles the results from April through June across 11 western states, including collaborative efforts to conserve over 2.8 million acres of habitat for sage grouse by: 1) improving rangeland, 2) reducing bird moralities from fence collisions, and 3) removing encroaching conifers.

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Field Staff Continue to Make a Big Difference for Wildlife and People

November 3, 2015

Read the latest report that tells the conservation story of the Sage Grouse Initiative’s Strategic Watershed Action Team, and the impressive numbers behind their hard work in the field.

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SGI Partner Hosts Forum to Address Bi-State Sage Grouse Conservation

February 15, 2015

Join SGI partner, the Bi-State Local Area Working Group, for an upcoming conference on how to manage the threat of conifer encroachment on sage-grouse habitat in California and Nevada. The forum takes place Feb. 25-26 in Minden, Nevada.

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