Tag: sage grouse

Pheasants Forever Provides Critical Support for Sage Grouse and Lesser Prairie-Chicken Efforts

February 20, 2019

Pheasants Forever is a key partner helping NRCS Working Lands for Wildlife efforts like the Sage Grouse Initiative and the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Initiative.

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Conserving Diverse Wet Habitats Keeps Western Rangelands Resilient

February 13, 2019

New research highlights the importance of mesic resources for sage grouse and other wildlife species.

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sage grouse chick in wildflowersGrazed Rangelands Produce Sage Grouse Chicks’ Preferred Food

November 26, 2018

New research shows that grazing lands grow more bugs for birds to eat.

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cows and sage grouse hens sharing wet meadow ken miracleNEW SCIENCE | Middle Ground Found On The Range

September 27, 2018

New research shows grazing access to public lands in the western U.S. can be good for ranching and wildlife.

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Range Conservation Across Continents: What Australia and America Have In Common

August 6, 2018

Field tour in Wyoming illustrates how voluntary conservation strategies working on behalf of America’s sage grouse can also help Australia’s plains-wanderer.

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Sage grouse conservation measures benefit "umbrella" benefits for other sagebrush-dependent species, scientists say. (Scott Copeland photo)NEW SCIENCE: Visualizing Sage Grouse Habitat As “Hubs & Spokes”

May 17, 2018

New research helps prioritize sage grouse conservation by ranking the importance of leks to the species’ overall genetic connectivity across the range, likening certain areas to airline “hubs”.

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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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