Tag: sage grouse

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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Ask an Expert | When it comes to sage grouse habitat: Don’t sweat the small stuff

February 27, 2020

Ask a Expert | When it Comes to Sage Grouse Habitat, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff: A Conversation with Joe Smith, Working Lands for Wildlife scientist

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32nd Annual Sage and Columbia Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop – Bend, OR June 22-25, 2020

February 26, 2020

The 32nd Annual Sage and Columbia Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop will be held in Bend, Oregon from June 22-25.

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Ask an Expert | How Does Grazing Affect Native Pollinators

February 20, 2020

Join Gabrielle Blanchette for a deep dive into the role native pollinators play in rangelands and how grazing can impact these critical components of a healthy ecosystem.

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Western Working Lands for Wildlife 2019 Workshop – Rangeland Resiliency

June 25, 2019

Read about the workshop and conference in Twin Falls, Idaho and follow along with the second-day field tour across Idaho and Utah.

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Sustainable Ranching in Utah: A Boon For Wildlife And Livestock

June 12, 2019

Sustainable Ranching in Utah: A Boon for Wildlife and Livestock | Read how Stephen and Kris Ellis keep their family tradition alive and strong on the Circle Bar Ranch.

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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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Big Picture of Woodland Management in Sagebrush Country

May 9, 2019

Science to Solutions – New research highlights reduction and expansion of conifer encroachment in sagebrush ecosystems.

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