Tag: grouse

May 17, 2022

Drought effecting South Dakota wildlife

An ongoing drought in South Dakota is taking a toll on wildlife in the state. The Forest Service reports that the grouse population—including greater prairie-chickens (Tympanuchus cupido) and sharp-tailed grouse...

May 12, 2022

WSB: Age and sex affect survival of translocated grouse

Two decades of Gunnison sage-grouse translocation have revealed that when it comes to survival, you can’t teach an old grouse new tricks. Tony Apa has been involved with boosting Gunnison...

July 10, 2020

JWM: Grazing aids grouse — but not how researchers expected

Specially tailored grazing on the Montana prairie doesn’t benefit sharp-tailed grouse, researchers found, but keeping cattle on the landscape — rather than converting it to farmland — may be critical....