Forb Nutrient Density For Sage Grouse Broods In Mountain Big Sagebrush Communities, Montana

Sep 6, 2013
View the article in SRM Online Journals. 
William Whitehurst and Clayton Marlow. 2013.  Rangelands: August 2013, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 18-25.  Forbs are important for survival of sage grouse chicks, but it can be hard to grow enough forbs under sagebrush canopies dense enough to meet recommended cover levels. Selective thinning and targeted cattle grazing may offer a path to a win/win solution.