Tag: science

Researchers recommend waiting to measure grass height until after the predicted hatch date for all nests. Photo by Joe Smith.Webinar: Effects Of Livestock Grazing On Sage Grouse Nesting Ecology

December 28, 2017

When: Wednesday, February 7, 2018  |  10:00 – 11:00 am PST

Host: NRCS West National Technology Support Center

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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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SGI web appIntroducing The New “Link Share” Option For The SGI Web App

November 29, 2017

New functionality on the SGI Web App helps share natural resource data far and wide, bolstering conservation outcomes across the American West

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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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New Science: When Trees Are Cut, Grasses & Shrubs Return

November 14, 2017

Research shows that conifers decrease the native sagebrush grasses and shrubs that wildlife and livestock rely on, and confirms that forage comes back when trees are removed.

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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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BEEF Magazine | Rest-Rotation Grazing Helps Sage Grouse Survival

October 16, 2017

Pastures that use Sage Grouse Initiative rest-rotation grazing programs produce plentiful bugs, which is a good deal for cattle and sage grouse alike.

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sage grouse initiativeJob Announcement: Private Lands Wildlife Biologist in Wyoming

October 11, 2017

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking a Private Lands Wildlife Biologist who will work with partners (including SGI), wildlife biologists and individual landowners to implement habitat enhancement and restoration efforts in sagebrush-steppe communities.

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Science informs all of SGI's conservation work, ensuring we put the right tools in the right places. This telemetry equipment tracks radio-collared sage grouse. Photo by Tatiana GettelmanSGI Presents At Symposium On Farm Bill Conservation Programs

September 20, 2017

On September 27th, Sage Grouse Initiative and Working Lands For Wildlife team members will present on how Farm Bill conservation programs deliver benefits for wildlife at The Wildlife Society’s 24th Annual Conference.

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Webinar: Estimating The Economic Impact Of Sage Grouse Conservation On Ranches

September 15, 2017

When: Friday, September 29, 2017  |  10:00 AM MST

Host: University of Wyoming

Watch the On-Demand Replay here!

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