Montana Success in Two Important Areas: Sage Grouse Habitat and Soil Health

” To date, we have a half million acres of ranches in conservation plans that are protecting sage-grouse habitat and maintaining and improving grazing systems. If we don’t marry those two concepts up – wildlife habitat in conjunction with productive working ranches – we should take down our NRCS shingle and shut the doors.” Joyce Swartzendruber, State Conservationist, NRCS Montana