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Evaluating efficacy of fence markers in reducing greater sage-grouse collisions with fencing

View article. This study found substantial evidence for the ability of all markers to reduce collisions (~ 57% reduction), with little difference between the tested marker types. It found strong evidence for...

Grazing lands have more bugs for birds

View research brief. A study comparing insect communities in grazed, rested, and idled pastures in Montana found that the types of insects that provide a critical food source for sage grouse chicks...

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Importance of regional variation in conservation planning and defining thresholds for a declining species: Greater sage-grouse example

View article. This study developed range-wide population and habitat models for greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) that account for regional variation in habitat selection and relative densities of birds for use in conservation...

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Hard-copy resources available to you

Want to beef-up your library? You can request the following resources in hard copy from Génie (listed in order of most recent publication date). You can also add them to your electronic...

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Unintended habitat loss on private land from grazing restrictions on public rangelands

View article. This study predicts that restricting grazing of public lands by 50% would result in the loss of an additional 171,400 ha of sage‐grouse habitat on private lands by 2050, on...

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USGS Sage-grouse and sagebrush ecosystem research annual report for 2018

View report. This report contains descriptions of USGS sage-grouse and sagebrush ecosystem research projects that are ongoing or were active during 2018 and is organized into five thematic areas: Fire, Invasive Species,...

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Nevada Society for Range Management Suggested Reading – Summer 2018

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

WAFWA Mid-Winter Meeting

Visit meeting webpage. The 2019 Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies mid-winter meeting will be in Tucson, AZ.

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Crucial Habitat Assessment Tool (CHAT)

Access CHAT. The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Crucial Habitat Assessment Tool (CHAT) was developed to bring greater certainty and predictability to planning efforts by establishing a common starting point...

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8th Annual Sage-Grouse Initiative Workshop – Lessons and photos

Access resources. More than 135 conservation partners recently met in Boise, Idaho during the Sage Grouse Initiative’s 8th annual workshop. This year’s workshop focused on wildfire, weeds and rangeland restoration. Over the...