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.
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 […]
October 2, 2015
Michael Brown, a Sage Grouse Initiative range and wildlife conservationist in Washington, forged a new connection with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partners Program to make sure a willing landowner could accomplish as much as possible to improve conditions for the eastern Washington’s sage grouse.
June 9, 2015
Learn more about how SGI partner Pheasants Forever is using aerial surveys to find sage grouse that like to play “hide-and-seek” in Washington state.
August 24, 2014
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife hopes to restore and reconnect sage grouse habitat in eastern Washington by capturing and releasing sage grouse from Oregon and Nevada in the Swanson Lakes Wildlife Area.