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We provide scientific reports, project profiles, technical tools, videos, photos, field guides, and links that tell the story of how cooperative conservation is making a difference for working lands and wildlife across the West.

Podcast: How Invasive Grasses Are Harming Hunting
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Podcast: How Invasive Grasses Are Harming Hunting

Join Brian Mealor, director of the University of Wyoming's Sheridan Research and Extension Center and the Institute for Managing Annual Grasses Invading Natural Ecosystems for ...
Dr. Dirac Twidwell: Saving the Last Grasslands
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Dr. Dirac Twidwell: Saving the Last Grasslands

WLFW science advisor Dr. Dirac Twidwell discusses how the NRCS and partners are working to save the last grasslands in the U.S. and how new science and technology is informing ...
Combatting Cheatgrass On Private Ranch Lands In Wyoming Benefits Sage Grouse
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Combatting Cheatgrass On Private Ranch Lands In Wyoming Benefits Sage Grouse

Learn how Wyoming landowner DeWitt Morris is working with the NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative to create a model for other ranchers on how to thwart invasive cheatgrass on ...
#HabitatHero Mike Fenn: Leaving A Legacy For Wildlife In Wyoming
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#HabitatHero Mike Fenn: Leaving A Legacy For Wildlife In Wyoming

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 ...
Local Partners Mimic Beavers To Restore Streams In Wyoming
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Local Partners Mimic Beavers To Restore Streams In Wyoming

SGI field conservationist Mandi Hirsch shares emerging "beaver dam analogue" technology with local partners, which is paying dividends for working lands and wildlife near ...
Animal Tales: A Great White Sage Grouse
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Animal Tales: A Great White Sage Grouse

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, ...
Chords For Conservation: Music Inspired By The Sagebrush Sea
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Chords For Conservation: Music Inspired By The Sagebrush Sea

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 ...
Conservation Integral At O’Tooles’ Ladder Ranch in Wyoming
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Conservation Integral At O’Tooles’ Ladder Ranch in Wyoming

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 ...
Conservation Working For Ranchers And Sage Grouse In The West
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Conservation Working For Ranchers And Sage Grouse In The West

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 ...
Grazing and Sagebrush Treatments: A 25-year Case Study in Utah
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Grazing and Sagebrush Treatments: A 25-year Case Study in Utah

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 ...
Pokorny Family Benefits Birds and Range on Wyoming Ranch
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Pokorny Family Benefits Birds and Range on Wyoming Ranch

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 ...
Study Shows That Fence Markers Reduce Sage Grouse Mortality in Wyoming
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Study Shows That Fence Markers Reduce Sage Grouse Mortality in Wyoming

SGI and our partners have marked or moved 590 miles of high-risk fence to reduce bird collisions so that sage grouse can thrive in the sagebrush sea. Read on to see results of ...
Keeping It Together: Large Landscape Conservation in the Upper Green River, Wyoming
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Keeping It Together: Large Landscape Conservation in the Upper Green River, Wyoming

A colossal voluntary effort is keeping the Intermountain West's sagebrush steppe intact, which protects one of the highest density populations of greater sage grouse ...
Predicting the Outcome of Wyoming’s Sage Grouse Conservation Strategy
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Predicting the Outcome of Wyoming’s Sage Grouse Conservation Strategy

This recent study by The Nature Conservancy, University of Wyoming and the Sage Grouse Initiative finds that Wyoming’s strategy, combined with targeted conservation ...
Predicting the Outcome of Wyoming’s Sage Grouse Conservation Strategy
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Predicting the Outcome of Wyoming’s Sage Grouse Conservation Strategy

Read the Press Release here. Download the PDF of the Science to Solutions report “Predicting the Outcome of Wyoming’s Sage Grouse ...