Gunnison Sage Grouse Gets Federal Protection

Sage Grouse
Image Credit: Tim Griffith, NRCS USDA

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) listed the Gunnison sage grouse as threatened under the Endangered Species Act this week. FWS also established 1.4 million acres of critical habitat for the bird, which is found only in southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah.

Read more at FWS.