Tag: sage grouse

Researchers recommend waiting to measure grass height until after the predicted hatch date for all nests. Photo by Joe Smith.Webinar: Effects Of Livestock Grazing On Sage Grouse Nesting Ecology

December 28, 2017

When: Wednesday, February 7, 2018  |  10:00 – 11:00 am PST

Host: NRCS West National Technology Support Center

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FAIR CHASE Magazine | The Value of Sagebrush Country

December 8, 2017

by Josh Millspaugh | This feature in the December 2017 issue of Fair Chase Magazine highlights how sage grouse conservation benefits hunters and a host of wildlife species.

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New findings show that it’s more accurate to measure grass height for all nests – failed or hatched – at the predicted hatch date. Photo: Joe SmithTaking the Bias Out of Sage Grouse Nesting Studies

November 27, 2017

This new Science to Solutions shows that grass height may not be as crucial to nesting success as previously thought, since hatched nests are measured later than failed nests.

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BEEF Magazine | Thomas Brothers Make The Ground Better In Idaho’s Owyhee Mountains

November 20, 2017

by Brianna Randall via BEEF Magazine | By partnering with the USDA-led Sage Grouse Initiative, young ranchers improve the land for both sage grouse and cattle.

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Pictured holding his iconic walking stick, Zeedyk is a riparian restoration expert here to teach Montana managers his unique methods for repairing meadows like this one in sagebrush country.Working With Water: Restoring Wet Meadows in the Sage

November 9, 2017

By Sarah Keller for IWJV | In Montana, land managers and conservationists learned how to restore wet meadows for people and wildlife.

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Journal Of Wildlife Management Study: Grazing Shows Little Effect On Grouse Nesting

October 31, 2017

by David Frey, for The Wildlife Society | A study in Montana found livestock grazing management doesn’t have as strong a link with sage grouse nest success as previously thought.

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sage grouse initiativeJob Announcement: Sage Grouse Initiative Range & Wildlife Conservationist In Idaho

October 26, 2017

This position will be an employee of Pheasants Forever, and will provide range/wildlife technical assistance for the Sage Grouse Initiative and associated Farm Bill conservation programs to agriculture producers and landowners. Applications due Nov. 8.

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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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BUGLE Magazine | Sage Grouse + Elk = Peanut Butter & Jelly

October 19, 2017

Bugle Magazine, a publication of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, published this feature story on the value of conserving sagebrush country in its Nov/Dec 2017 issue.

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BEEF Magazine | Rest-Rotation Grazing Helps Sage Grouse Survival

October 16, 2017

Pastures that use Sage Grouse Initiative rest-rotation grazing programs produce plentiful bugs, which is a good deal for cattle and sage grouse alike.

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