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2014-11-19 23:09:45

Nevada Rancher Bryan Masini and his family have conserved more than 4000 acres of their ranchlands to benefit sage grouse via conservation easements, pinyon and juniper removal, fencing improvements

2014-11-06 23:00:51

Tom Vilsack, USDA Secretary of Agriculture, awarded Idaho's Pioneers Alliance-- ranchers, nonprofits agencies-- the Honor Award for External Partnerships.

2014-09-29 23:02:34

This is the first study to quantify the "umbrella" benefits of protection actions for sage grouse for migratory mule deer.

2014-09-23 23:07:32

Monarch Butterflies Have Declined by More Than 90 Percent, According to a New Report by the Endangered Species Coalition Washington, D.C.

2014-09-17 23:02:22

New sage grouse study reveals a strong link between wet sites (essential summer habitat for sage grouse to raise their broods) and sage grouse leks, and in turn, private lands. Missoula,

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2014-08-13 03:00:37

Human-structures in sagebrush landscapes favor Common Raven nesting over historical hawk species.

2014-07-23 23:23:14

The sage grouse straddling the California and Nevada border now have a fighting chance to recover and thrive without a need for listing under the Endangered Species Act.

2014-07-17 23:02:48

An article in the newest issue of Rangeland Ecology & Management addresses declining greater sage-grouse populations and the 2015 deadline to afford them Endangered Species Act (ESA) protection

2014-06-13 23:05:34

Gary Bedortha, the first rancher in the Paulina and Crook County area, to enroll in the Sage Grouse Initiative, has led the way for other ranchers to get involved.

2014-05-21 23:01:29

The NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative joins the celebration today in the signing of a major conservation agreement with landowners in Harney County, called a Candidate Conservation Agreement with


Latest Sage Grouse Reference Libraries

Gunnison Grouse, Centrocercus minimus
2013-04-23 23:18:44

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...

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2009-01-15 18:26:24

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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scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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