Tag: voluntary conservation

Creating Jobs Through Conservation in Southwest Montana

March 22, 2022

In southwest Montana, a creative partnership is improving sagebrush habitat, providing jobs, and empowering youth, one project at a time.

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New Year, New Connections, New Opportunities

January 26, 2022

With two Frameworks for Conservation Action addressing the most pressing threats facing the sagebrush and Great Plains grassland biomes, 2022 promises to be a big year for Working Lands for Wildlife across the West.

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Conserving Prime Hay Ground As Well As Colorado’s Famous Elk and Deer

August 23, 2021

The Etchart Family worked with the NRCS, TNC, and the CO Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust to place much of the ranch in a conservation easement protecting this prime working land from development and preserving habitat for elk, deer, and sage grouse.

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Sage Grouse Populations Grow Faster After Tree Removal

June 10, 2021

New study shows that sage grouse population growth rates are 12% higher following long-term conifer removal.

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Washington Ranch Preserves Sagebrush Rangeland in Perpetuity

May 26, 2021

New conservation easement in Washington state preserves more than 2,000 acres of native sagebrush range in critical sage grouse habitat, adding to a 6,800-acre easement the neighboring ranch placed under a conservation easement in 2019.

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Cover of FrameworkSagebrush Framework in Focus: Wildlife Conservation Through Sustainable Ranching

April 22, 2021

Dig into the Framework for Conservation Action in the Sagebrush Biome.

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E&E News: USDA plans aim to bolster rangeland wildlife conservation

April 21, 2021

E&E News reports on the Framework for Conservation Action in the Sagebrush Biome. Reprinted with permission.

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Virtual Workshop | Low-Tech Riverscape Restoration – Aug. 11-14, 2020

July 27, 2020

Join WLFW and Utah State University for a free, four-day, virtual workshop focused on low-tech, process-based riverscape restoration.

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lesser prairie chicken WLFWNew Report Highlights Lesser Prairie-Chicken Initiative Outcomes Since 2010

July 22, 2020

The Lesser Prairie-Chicken Initiative is a Working Lands for Wildlife effort that is focused on rangeland resiliency in the southern Great Plains. Check out this new report to learn more about LPCI’s conservation outcomes since 2010.

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Bugle Magazine | Thinking Like a Beaver

June 26, 2020

Read about how volunteer-led, low-tech, process-based restoration of streams and meadows in the west is helping restore critical habitat for elk and other wildlife in this great story from Bugle, the magazine of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Reposted with permission.

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