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Western Working Lands Snapshot | The Great Basin

May 13, 2020

Learn about the fascinating topography, natural history, and conservation challenges within the Great Basin, a huge swath of western rangeland in Nevada, Idaho, California, Utah, and Oregon.

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Success Story | Innovative Small Business Owner Integral to Restoring Grazing Lands

May 6, 2020

Meet Cecil Swaggart, an innovative small business owner whose expertise is advancing sagebrush restoration in the West.

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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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Sage Whiz Quiz | Pronghorn

October 25, 2019

Test your knowledge of pronghorn, one of the most iconic residents of the sagebrush sea.

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GWW and GSG side-by-sideBirds of a Feather on Working Lands

August 20, 2019

Read about how Working Lands for Wildlife is benefiting the golden-winged warbler and the greater sage grouse, two bird species that have more in common than expected.

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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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Sagebrush provides food for elk, especially in the winter when other plants are buried in snow. Photo: Brianna RandallSage Whiz Quiz | Elk

April 16, 2019

Take this Sage Whiz Quiz to test your knowledge of Elk.

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Woody Invasion Impacts Water on Great Plains

March 26, 2019

Science to Solutions – New research details impacts to water from encroaching eastern redcedar and other conifers on landscapes in the Great Plains. Similar impacts occur on sagebrush lands from encroaching conifers like pinyon juniper.

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Mule Deer Sagebrush by Susan MorseHow Do Mule Deer Use Sagebrush?

February 5, 2019

Miles Moretti of the Mule Deer Foundation tells us how mule deer use sagebrush country and why MDF is partnering to conserve western rangelands.

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1,800 Ranchers and Counting!

December 18, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, the Sage Grouse Initiative caught up with Tim Griffiths, NRCS’s Western Working Lands for Wildlife Coordinator, for a glance back and a peek ahead.

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