Tag: sagebrush habitat
February 24, 2022
Working Lands for Wildlife is leading a new charge to Defend the Core and fighting back against invasive annual grasses.
Publication Alert: Defend the Core: Maintaining intact rangelands by reducing vulnerability to invasive annual grasses
February 22, 2022
Defend the Core is an emerging, proactive strategy being used by a variety of efforts across the West to defend intact rangeland cores from threats like invasive annual grasses and woodland expansion. Learn more about this innovative approach.
November 29, 2021
Beaver ponds produce great wet habitat which then provides a refuge for fish and wildlife in a burned landscape near Hailey, Idaho. Photo: Joe Wheaton Beavers once lived in nearly every watershed in the U.S. Their constant engineering created vast wetlands that provided critically important habitat for a diverse array of wildlife and plant species. […]
October 20, 2021
A long-term study from Oregon shows strategic tree removal boots sage grouse use of habitat as compared to areas where no trees were removed.
June 10, 2021
New study shows that sage grouse population growth rates are 12% higher following long-term conifer removal.
June 10, 2020
Webinar Roundup | Watch on-demand replays of recent sagebrush and sage grouse-focused webinars all first presented in early 2020.
April 10, 2020
Test your knowledge of conifer trees and how they impact sagebrush and grassland ecosystems.
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 […]