Tag: voluntary conservation

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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Western Working Lands Snapshot | Pollinators

June 18, 2020

Learn all about pollination and pollinators in this Western Working Lands Snapshot.

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Ask an Expert | Mitch Faulkner, 2020 Rangeland Management Specialist of the Year, Talks Partnerships and More

May 27, 2020

Mitch Faulkner, 2020 NRCS Rangeland Management Specialist of the Year, talks about the partnerships that have advanced rangeland conservation across boundaries in South Dakota.

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Montana Outdoors Magazine Article | The Herd and the Bird

March 20, 2020

Magazine Article | This article originally appeared in the March-April 2020 issue of Montana Outdoors, the magazine of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. It is reposted here with permission.

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SGI’s “Ranching First” Approach Proves Key to Protecting Ranch in Washington

March 10, 2020

The Keane Ranch is now protected from development in perpetuity thanks to a conservation easement supported, in part, by the USDA-NRCS Sage Grouse Initiative. Photo courtesy of CDLT. The early morning sunlight dances across the hill tops, slowly lighting up the canyon walls just outside Wenatchee, Washington. On the surface nothing is different about this […]

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PF magazine photoPHEASANTS FOREVER Magazine | Of Partners, Promises and Prairie Treasures

February 13, 2020

Magazine Story | Pheasants Forever’s Spring 2020 Journal of Upland Conservation features how the nonprofit works with SGI and other partners to benefit a variety of grouse species including sage grouse and lesser prairie-chickens. Read the magazine stories now. Reposted with permission.

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Nature’s Engineers: How Beavers Boost Streamflows and Restore Habitat

January 13, 2020

Almost like magic…How beavers boost streamflows and restore habitat with a little help from humans.

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Low tech riparian restoration hits the ground in Idaho

November 6, 2019

In Idaho, low-tech stream restoration is taking off, thanks in part, to SGI’s workshops and education efforts.

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Field technicians find radio-collared sage grouse hens using telemetry. Photo by Kenton Rowe.Quantifying Outcomes Improves Conservation Effectiveness

October 8, 2019

Since 2012, Working Lands for Wildlife has partnered with the Conservation Effects Assessment Project to co-produce 37 peer-reviewed studies that measure conservation outcomes, build accountability, and improve conservation effectiveness across the West.

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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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