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.
November 15, 2017
SGI and our partners are hiring a full-time field staff position to work with private landowners on conservation practices in Utah.
September 28, 2016
Did you know that Gunnison sage-grouse have longer ponytails than greater sage-grouse? Learn more about the differences between the two species from expert Marcella Fremgen, a private lands range ecologist in Colorado.
August 23, 2016
In northeastern Utah, the Kennedy family’s land ethic and commitment to improving natural resources has led them to expand their ranch. Learn how SGI helped them install water delivery systems and adopt rotational grazing to improve agricultural operations.
January 9, 2016
The newest Science to Solutions report is based on findings from a 25-year case study on a ranch in Utah. The study shows that sustainable grazing practices and sagebrush treatments enhanced herbaceous understory for sage grouse in years with average winters, but that bird populations declined following severe winters.
January 7, 2016
This Featured Friend enhances watershed health in priority areas throughout Utah. Learn about the incredible things they are doing for sage grouse.
August 4, 2015
The article below was adapted from this post written by Ron Francis and Lori Valadez, which appeared on the USDA Blog. In the “New West,” livestock fencing can be marked to help reduce collisions for sage grouse and other wildlife. The Sage Grouse Initiative is working with ranchers to improve habitat for sage grouse across the West. One of our […]
March 10, 2015
The Sage Grouse Initiative is hiring a Rangeland Ecologist in Tremonton, UT to provide sage grouse‐related range / wildlife / habitat technical assistance for SGI and associated Farm Bill conservation programs to private agricultural landowners.
September 5, 2014
In Utah’s sage grouse habitats, partners like the Mule Deer Foundation are working together on new grazing systems that are designed to benefit ranching, sage grouse, and mule deer.