Tag: voluntary conservation

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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Working Lands for Wildlife Initiatives Benefit Songbirds Too!

July 19, 2019

Science to Solutions | New research shows that prairie songbirds benefit from lesser prairie-chicken-focused conservation efforts.

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Sage Whiz Quiz | Ranching

July 8, 2019

How much do you know about ranching in the West? Take this Sage Whiz Quiz and test your ranching knowledge.

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Sustainable Ranching in Utah: A Boon For Wildlife And Livestock

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.

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NEW Story Map Highlights Rural Communities & Positive Partnerships

June 28, 2018

Check out this new story map that highlights the people working together across sagebrush rangeland to protect the places that matter to them.

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Bats, Butterflies, Bobwhites and More! New Videos About Working Lands For Wildlife

December 19, 2017

Learn how NRCS has been scaling up the cooperative, science-based conservation model that’s working for sagebrush wildlife to focal landscapes across America.

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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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heath hen - grouse conservationLessons from the Heath Hen

April 3, 2017

From the failed attempt to save heath hens from extinction, we learned the importance of early intervention…and laid the groundwork for cooperative conservation of other grouse species.

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lesser prairie chickenHealthy Range Is Productive Range For Sage Grouse, Prairie Chickens, And Cows

October 19, 2016

Sage grouse and lesser prairie-chickens both need healthy rangeland to thrive. So do cattle. Learn more about how NRCS is supporting range conservation practices that help these birds as well as agricultural producers.

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lesser prairie chicken WLFWUSDA Unveils Three-Year Conservation Strategy for Lesser Prairie-Chicken on Working Rangelands

April 28, 2016

Just like in sage grouse country, the recipe for success to save the lesser prairie-chicken (an iconic grassland bird of the southern Great Plains) is investing in proactive, collaborative conservation efforts on private lands.

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