Eighty environmental groups have asked U.S. House and Senate leaders to stop adopting budget riders that prevent the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from writing or issuing Endangered Species Act protections for greater sage grouse.
Sage grouse implementation team
State’s greater sage grouse team hears criticism that research doesn’t support hunting the imperiled bird, but Game and Fish disagrees.
Essay says wildlife managers across the West are unrealistic when it comes to population losses and the reasons behind them.
Anticipated decline establishes 3-year trend; is part of a West-wide slide in the species.
Gov. Matt Mead’s Sage Grouse Implementation Team tomorrow will consider whether to recommend extending core-area protection across a proposed gas field.