Grouse team leader says tweaked recommendations don’t change state’s commitment as Gordon adopts “vast majority” of expert advice.
Team recommends Gov. Gordon adopt population “lift” as explicit goal for state with the most greater sage grouse.
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.
Conservationists and former Game and Fish grouse leader ask Gov. Gordon to intervene in BLM lease sales they say imperil best known leks on planet.