Despite Wyoming’s continued leadership, new federal policies threaten to unravel the years of collaboration, compromise and conservation successes that have kept the iconic bird from endangered status.
Budd says rig activity is not shifting to core habitat, despite spikes in leases and permits. The rate of drilling there, however, has doubled.
As Wyoming’s numbers are finalized, new report contends that Trump administration policies are negatively impacting grouse habitat.
Retired Game and Fish sage grouse leader warns of 24-year lows if the state doesn’t see a good hatch this year.
Gov. Gordon declines to intervene, despite pleas from conservation groups, saying existing protections in world’s densest grouse habitat are adequate.