Search Results for: sage-grouse

May 15, 2024

BLM begins conservation planning updates for greater sage-grouse

Proposed Greater Sage-Grouse Rangewide Resource Management Plan Amendment aims to bolster the species’ conservation efforts

May 10, 2024

Watch: North Dakota sage-grouse numbers continue to fall

Habitat loss and West Nile disease are driving their declines

February 27, 2024

Strategic grazing could boost declining sage-grouse

In the right conditions, grazing can benefit insects the bird depends on

June 7, 2023

WM: Treating sagebrush doesn’t aid sage-grouse

A new Wildlife Monograph questions this management approach

June 3, 2022

Watch: Biologists take to the sky to look for sage-grouse leks

Sage-grouse don’t stick to the ground and neither do researchers. To find greater sage-grouse leks, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists take to the air by helicopter in search...

January 6, 2022

Wyoming sees dip in sage-grouse reproduction

Early estimates from Wyoming’s 2021 sage-grouse wings indicate reproduction declined slightly in the last year. Wings from harvested chick and hen sage-grouse are collected from hunters who voluntarily drop them...

December 21, 2021

TWS2021: Common ravens disturb greater sage-grouse

When researchers began hearing reports about common ravens antagonizing sage-grouse at their lek sites in Nevada and California, they decided to investigate. Greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) are a species of...

December 2, 2021

BLM considers updating sage-grouse management plans

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is gathering new information and reviewing recent science on greater sage-grouse as it considers updating management plans for the species. The agency announced its...

September 21, 2021

DOI to revisit greater sage-grouse management plans

The U.S. Department of Interior is formally revisiting greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) management plans this fall. Within the next 60 days, the Bureau of Land Management will file a public...

August 2, 2021

Conifer removal improves sage-grouse habitat

The removal of woodlands encroaching on sagebrush habitat in the Great Basin area could improve suitability for greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus). Researchers ran models to predict the impact of removing...