A preliminary count of hunter-supplied wings shows a low ratio of chicks to hens, a key population indicator.
greater sage grouse
Anticipated decline establishes 3-year trend; is part of a West-wide slide in the species.
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.
Wyoming Game and Fish offers a guide to greater sage grouse leks you can visit to watch the birds strut their stuff.