Tag: sage grouse

Over 100 sage grouse congregate on a lek in Colorado to mate. Photo: Julio MuleroWatch Sage Grouse Mating Dance Live On This Lek Cam

April 4, 2018

Live-stream feisty dance moves from our favorite bird every morning through mid May via this wildlife camera!

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The Sceirine family has run a successful ranching business for three generations. Photo: ESLTCalifornia Ranchers Safeguard Agriculture and Sage Grouse Habitat

March 14, 2018

A conservation easement funded in part by the NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative will protect some of the best habitat in California for mule deer, waterfowl, migratory songbirds, and sage grouse.

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Sage Whiz Quiz: What The Heck Is A Lek?

March 5, 2018

How much do you know about the best mating dance in the West? Test your knowledge about sage grouse lekking season here!

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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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VIDEOS | Meet The Thomas Family, Sustainable Ranchers in Idaho

November 20, 2017

Watch short videos to hear how and why two young ranchers have put in place conservation practices that benefit the bird and their herds.

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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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