Tag: Wyoming

sage grouse initiativeJob Announcement: Private Lands Wildlife Biologist in Wyoming

October 11, 2017

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking a Private Lands Wildlife Biologist who will work with partners (including SGI), wildlife biologists and individual landowners to implement habitat enhancement and restoration efforts in sagebrush-steppe communities.

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#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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Local Partners Mimic Beavers To Restore Streams In Wyoming

September 22, 2017

SGI field conservationist Mandi Hirsch shares emerging “beaver dam analogue” technology with local partners, which is paying dividends for working lands and wildlife near Lander.

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Photo of a rare white sage grouse in Wyoming by Tracie Fernandez.Animal Tales: A Great White Sage Grouse

June 5, 2017

by Tracie Fernandez | Learn how this puffed-up male sage grouse achieved its rare (lack of) color … and whether it might work to attract females, too!

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mammalpronghornSDKgroupsunset3Chords For Conservation: Music Inspired By The Sagebrush Sea

March 6, 2017

Listen to this just-released song by the River Whyless — featuring a new instrument created in honor of the sage grouse — which was inspired by the band’s experiences in the sagebrush on Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge.

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Conservation Integral At O’Tooles’ Ladder Ranch in Wyoming

April 19, 2016

Pat and Sharon O’Toole make their living by ranching on the sagebrush sea along the Wyoming-Colorado border. They raise sheep and cattle, sage grouse and trout, as well as children and grandchildren on their Ladder Ranch. Read more here.

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Conservation Working For Ranchers And Sage Grouse In The West

February 18, 2016

by The Conservation Fund | The Conservation Fund’s Wyoming Sage Grouse Campaign has conserved 15 properties in partnership with SGI and others. We are proud to partner with this group on long-term solutions that benefit birds and ranchers!

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Sage grouse depend on a delicate balance of sagebrush habitats.Grazing and Sagebrush Treatments: A 25-year Case Study in Utah

January 9, 2016

The newest Science to Solutions report is based on findings from a 25-year case study on a ranch in Utah. The study shows that sustainable grazing practices and sagebrush treatments enhanced herbaceous understory for sage grouse in years with average winters, but that bird populations declined following severe winters.

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The Pokorny family made improvements that benefit wet brood-rearing habitat for sage grouse on their Wyoming ranch.Pokorny Family Benefits Birds and Range on Wyoming Ranch

May 18, 2015

Sage grouse like the habitat around the Pokorny Ranch, and the Pokornys like the conservation improvements SGI helped them make on their Wyoming ranch. “They were the first landowners I had to enroll in the program,” says Kevin Edinger with the Wyoming NRCS. “These folks are really progressive operators. They’re as good as it gets.”

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Stakeholders gather for the SGI pinyon-juniper conference in Nevada in Feb 2014.Wyoming Sage Grouse Habitat Restoration Workshop

March 4, 2015

Register soon for the second annual Wyoming Sage Grouse Habitat Restoration Workshop in Casper, held Mar 24-26 at the University of Wyoming.

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