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Wind turbines have the potential to disrupt sage grouse habitat or impact the birds in other ways.
Renewable energy companies face series of challenges when ...

Year of the grouse

Wyoming's 'sage chicken' part of nearly every energy discussion

Watching the colorful strutting behavior of Centrocercus urophasianus roosters, ...

Cornell lab sage grouse film debuts

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology released The Sagebrush Sea, a documentary about the greater sage grouse and its habitat, on the TV program Nature on May 20. ...

Federal grouse measures unveiled

The regulations would require oil and gas wells to be clustered in groups of a half-dozen or more to avoid scattering them across habitat of the greater ...

No joke

'The Sagebrush Sea' affirms our prairie shrub's important position

Years ago, we produced an April Fools edition of The Ranger featuring a fake page ...

Feds show fire plan to protect sage grouse

A federal wildfire strategy released Tuesday aims to protect the West's sagebrush country that is home to a struggling bird species whose potential listing as ...

Fed wildlife chief says state's plan won't prevent grouse listing

CHEYENNE -- The director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Wyoming's conservation strategy for the greater sage grouse won't by itself be sufficient to ...

Report says grouse protections could harm military

Wyoming has the nation's biggest population of sage grouse.

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Efforts to protect the greater sage grouse under the federal ...

Delegation backs sage grouse bill

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming's congressional delegation but not the state's governor say they support a legislative effort to block federal protection of the ...

A major review of core habitat areas is taking place ahead of a federal decision on listing the fowl as endangered

A review this year of sage grouse ...

Landowners, environmental groups, biologists and businesses all have weighed in with proposals as Wyoming officials consider the first boundary changes in five ...

Governors tout conservation efforts in West for sage grouse

Wyoming's Matt Mead has been a leader in seeking alternatives to full endangered-species listing.

BOISE, Idaho -- A group of western-state governors ...

Grouse 'conservation bank' intended to provide flexibility to bird's management

CHEYENNE -- A new way to protect sage grouse, called a conservation bank, will allow energy developers and others to offset their use of the birds' habitat by ...

Idaho shows new sage grouse plan

BOISE, Idaho -- The Idaho Department of Lands has put forward a draft plan to protect sage grouse habitat on state endowment land as part an effort to avoid a ...

Federal wildlife managers seek data on sage grouse

A decision on listing the bird as an endangered species is expected by September.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking Indian tribes, ...

Big spending bill in Congress delays protections for grouse

A legislative rider in Congress's $1.1 trillion spending bill would delay protections for a wide-ranging Western bird that's been on a collision course with ...

Sage grouse had good year for reproduction

State biologists in Wyoming say hunting is helping the greater sage grouse by providing critical data about the birds' numbers.
An area in Fremont County near ...

New recommendation says sage grouse need three-mile buffer zone

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a ...

Grouse habitat drives $1B in rec spending, $87M in state

RENO, Nev. -- Advocates of protecting sage grouse habitat across Wyoming and the West say new research shows visitors to western federal rangelands with ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday ordered restrictions on future oil drilling and other activities blamed for driving down sage grouse numbers, ...

 
 

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