Tag: sage grouse

Sage Grouse Populations Grow Faster After Tree Removal

June 10, 2021

New study shows that sage grouse population growth rates are 12% higher following long-term conifer removal.

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Washington Ranch Preserves Sagebrush Rangeland in Perpetuity

May 26, 2021

New conservation easement in Washington state preserves more than 2,000 acres of native sagebrush range in critical sage grouse habitat, adding to a 6,800-acre easement the neighboring ranch placed under a conservation easement in 2019.

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Cover of FrameworkSagebrush Framework in Focus: Wildlife Conservation Through Sustainable Ranching

April 22, 2021

Dig into the Framework for Conservation Action in the Sagebrush Biome.

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E&E News: USDA plans aim to bolster rangeland wildlife conservation

April 21, 2021

E&E News reports on the Framework for Conservation Action in the Sagebrush Biome. Reprinted with permission.

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Working Lands Snapshot | WILDFLOWERS

March 18, 2021

Learn all about wildflowers, also called forbs, in this Western Working Lands Snapshot.

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Sage Whiz Quiz | Life Cycle of Sage Grouse

September 29, 2020

Test your knowledge of the life cycle of sage grouse in this Sage Whiz Quiz.

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Idaho Launches the Cheatgrass Challenge

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.

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Bugle Magazine | Thinking Like a Beaver

June 26, 2020

Read about how volunteer-led, low-tech, process-based restoration of streams and meadows in the west is helping restore critical habitat for elk and other wildlife in this great story from Bugle, the magazine of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Reposted with permission.

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Montana Outdoors Magazine Article | The Herd and the Bird

March 20, 2020

Magazine Article | This article originally appeared in the March-April 2020 issue of Montana Outdoors, the magazine of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. It is reposted here with permission.

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SGI’s “Ranching First” Approach Proves Key to Protecting Ranch in Washington

March 10, 2020

The Keane Ranch is now protected from development in perpetuity thanks to a conservation easement supported, in part, by the USDA-NRCS Sage Grouse Initiative. Photo courtesy of CDLT. The early morning sunlight dances across the hill tops, slowly lighting up the canyon walls just outside Wenatchee, Washington. On the surface nothing is different about this […]

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