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By Keith Rogers By KEITH ROGERS REVIEW-JOURNAL With 70,000 to 80,000 sage grouse scampering through thickets of high desert shrubs in Nevada, a casual observer might think the chickenlike bird is hardly a candidate for listing as a threatened or endangered species.
By French, Brett A proposal to expand the Spring Creek Coal Co.'s mine in south- central Montana by almost 500 acres would cut into a section of important sage grouse habitat.
By Nick Gevock, The Montana Standard, Butte Aug. 6--Federal land managers have pulled a controlled burning project on more than 900 acres of sagebrush and grassland near the mouth of Birch Creek after environmentalists sued to halt the burn.
By Ray Grass Deseret News For years now, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has been working with private landowners to help improve feeding opportunities for deer, elk and cattle.
Cheatgrass, a wispy Eurasian weed accidentally brought to the USA in the late 19th century, has become a 21st century headache across the West, fueling some of this summer's most destructive wildfires.
A fungus scientists have dubbed "Black Fingers of Death" may turn out to be the first long-range weapon in efforts to halt the advance of cheatgrass, a destructive invasive weed, scientists say.
Interior Department biologists have recommended against adding the sage grouse to the endangered species list, a determination that could wind up benefiting natural gas and oil producers but add to environmentalists' concerns.
The Gunnison Grouse (Centrocercus minimus) is a species of grouse endemic to the United States, where it is known as the Gunnison Sage-Grouse. It’s similar to the closely related Greater Sage-Grouse in its appearance but about a third smaller in size, with much thicker plumes behind its head; it also has a less complex courtship dance. It’s restricted in range to southwestern Colorado and extreme southeastern Utah, with the largest population residing in the Gunnison Basin region in...
The Greater Sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) is the largest species of grouse found in North America. It occurs in the western United States and in Canada in southern Alberta and southern Saskatchewan. Its habitat is semiarid country sagebrush. Though this species is not considered endangered by the IUCN, its range has shrunk and it no longer exists in British Columbia, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arizona and New Mexico. This bird is a permanent resident in its range, though some birds...
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