Tag: wildlife

Western Working Lands Snapshot | Western Meadowlarks

November 19, 2019

Our second Western Working Lands Snapshot post features the western meadowlark. This pretty bird has one of the sweetest calls in the West.

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Sage Whiz Quiz | Pronghorn

October 25, 2019

Test your knowledge of pronghorn, one of the most iconic residents of the sagebrush sea.

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CONFERENCE – The Wildlife Society and the American Fisheries Society 2019 Conference

August 27, 2019

The Wildlife Society and the American Fisheries Society have teamed up for their annual conference in Reno, NV, September 26 – October 3, 2019. Be sure to join Working Lands for Wildlife’s full-day symposium on October 3rd.

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Big Picture of Woodland Management in Sagebrush Country

May 9, 2019

Science to Solutions – New research highlights reduction and expansion of conifer encroachment in sagebrush ecosystems.

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Sagebrush provides food for elk, especially in the winter when other plants are buried in snow. Photo: Brianna RandallSage Whiz Quiz | Elk

April 16, 2019

Take this Sage Whiz Quiz to test your knowledge of Elk.

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Pheasants Forever Provides Critical Support for Sage Grouse and Lesser Prairie-Chicken Efforts

February 20, 2019

Pheasants Forever is a key partner helping NRCS Working Lands for Wildlife efforts like the Sage Grouse Initiative and the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Initiative.

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1,800 Ranchers and Counting!

December 18, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, the Sage Grouse Initiative caught up with Tim Griffiths, NRCS’s Western Working Lands for Wildlife Coordinator, for a glance back and a peek ahead.

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SGI scientist Brady Allred explains how free, online landscape-level data informs conservation decisions for sage grouse.Harnessing Technology Improves Conservation Effectiveness

March 20, 2018

Innovative Web App increases conservation effectiveness on working lands in the American West by matching the right practices to the right places using emerging science and technology.

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The Sceirine family has run a successful ranching business for three generations. Photo: ESLTCalifornia Ranchers Safeguard Agriculture and Sage Grouse Habitat

March 14, 2018

A conservation easement funded in part by the NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative will protect some of the best habitat in California for mule deer, waterfowl, migratory songbirds, and sage grouse.

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BEEF Magazine | Thomas Brothers Make The Ground Better In Idaho

February 14, 2018

By Brianna Randall | Partnering with the USDA-led Sage Grouse Initiative helps young ranchers improve the land for both sage grouse and cattle.

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