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Science in the Sagebrush Steppe for College Range and Ag Clubs

Learn more. College Range and Ag Clubs provide a great conduit to explore career opportunities in the rangeland science field and to begin meeting those who work in this field. At Eastern...

Conifer removal benefits sage-grouse, other birds, and rangeland productivity

View brief. Large-scale encroached conifer removal is an increasingly widespread practice that benefits rangeland productivity and restores habitat quality for sagegrouse and other sagebrush-dependent wildlife. Recent studies show that after encroached conifers...

Nevada Society for Range Management Suggested Reading – Winter 2019

View abstracts. Abstracts of Recent Papers on Range Management in the West. Prepared by Charlie Clements, Rangeland Scientist, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Reno, NV

Common native forbs of the northern Great Basin important for greater sage-grouse

View field guide. This field guide is a tool for the identification of 119 common forbs found in the sagebrush rangelands and grasslands of the northern Great Basin. These forbs are important...

Collaborative success story in management at the CA-NV border

Access brief. Research led by the Intermountain West Joint Venture examines how a successful conservation effort known as the Bi-State Collaborative used the social-ecological systems (SES) approach to prevent an ESA listing...

Common native forbs of the northern Great Basin important for greater sage-grouse

View field guide. This field guide is a tool for the identification of 119 common forbs found in the sagebrush rangelands and grasslands of the northern Great Basin. These forbs are important...

Utah All Hands-All Hands Summit

Access session recordings. Use password: SAGE2019 All Lands Summit was held at the Salt Lake City Downtown Radisson Hotel on Feb 5-7, 2019.

Effects of rotational grazing management on nesting greater sage-grouse

View article. This study evaluated how recently implemented rotational grazing systems affected sage‐grouse nesting habitat quality as part of a large‐scale, replicated, natural experiment in central Montana, USA. We used Bayesian methods...

Utah conservation plan for greater sage-grouse

View plan. This Plan identifies strategies to address localized threats to sage-grouse populations in Utah. Those strategies include—but are not limited to—the following: Identify the highest-priority sage-grouse habitats and migration corridors, and...

Sage-Grouse Conservation – A Collection of Resources

Restoration handbook for sagebrush steppe ecosystems with emphasis on greater sage-grouse habitat – Part 1. Concepts for understanding and applying restoration Restoration handbook for sagebrush steppe ecosystems with emphasis on greater sage-grouse...