Tag: working lands

#HabitatHero Mike Fenn: Leaving A Legacy For Wildlife In Wyoming

September 25, 2017

by Brianna Randall | Landowners like Mike Fenn in western Wyoming are voluntarily stepping up to protect and restore the sagebrush country that supports their way of life.

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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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Grazing Management In Perspective: A Compatible Tool For Sage Grouse Conservation

August 28, 2017

New research shows that — done right — livestock grazing may help conserve sage grouse habitat by keeping working ranches profitable and sustainable.

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New Poster Highlights How Efforts for Sage Grouse Come Full Circle

July 19, 2017

NRCS’ new interactive poster explores healthy sagebrush communities and shows how ranchers are working to restore and protect native rangelands.

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Stewardship With Vision | David Spicer Conserves Habitat In Nevada

June 23, 2017

Nevada rancher and miner shares his story of why he believes in conserving Nevada’s Oasis Valley in a new video produced by the Western Landowners Alliance.

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Getting dirty is fun in Gunnison! Learning how to build rock structures in wet meadows means lots of mud and heavy lifting, but SGI workshop participants had plenty to smile about as they worked together to fix streams. Photo: Brianna RandallLearning To Think Like Water & Photos From SGI’s 7th Annual Workshop

June 21, 2017

Over 170 sagebrush conservation partners from around the West met in Colorado to learn what’s working for the bird and the herd. Watch the video here!

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Wildflowers on the range, like the balsam roots, lupine, and paintbrush pictured here, create healthy soils and keep water on the land. Photo: Brianna RandallCherish The Soils And Roots That Support Life On The Range

May 4, 2017

The roots of wildflowers on the range support a hidden world of living organisms that produce healthy soils. Nurturing these native plants creates healthier soils and keeps water on the land for people and animals in the West.

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Breaking News | USDA Announces $40 Million to Help Ranchers Restore Sage Grouse Habitat

December 10, 2015

Today, Secretary Vilsack announced that the USDA will invest $40 million in 2016 to help ranchers and other partners restore and protect sagebrush habitat for sage grouse on privately-owned land. Learn more about this exciting Working Lands for Wildlife partnership here!

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Building Bridges | Ranchers Are Stewards of the Land

September 20, 2015

In recent years, a new appreciation is taking hold in the West about the role and benefits of sustainable ranching. The article below captures the essence of why we believe that sage grouse conservation is best achieved through working cooperatively on private lands

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