Game and Fish Department says numbers dropped 13% from 2020 due to low chick survival, drought, habitat fragmentation and cycles that are “not understood.”
The Biden Administration’s climate executive order can mark a new beginning and a better future for Wyoming, if we take advantage of the support it offers for coal communities and plan for the future.
Agency’s preferred alternatives don’t account for four-year population slide, wildfire risks or landscape-scale coordination as the BLM aligns federal conservation plans with states’, experts charge. Others back the federal plan.
Gordon signs executive order protecting migrating wildlife, a measure said to be the first such effort in the nation.
Team recommends Gov. Gordon adopt population “lift” as explicit goal for state with the most greater sage grouse.