Tagged sage grouse

SAGE GROUSE NEWS

— the interior department, said the conservation plans could be enough to avoid a listing. such a designation, could have a broad impact on the west’s economy, including energy development read wall street journal article : u.s. to limit drilling to aid greater sage grouse

BISTATE SAGE GROUSE NOT LISTED

“Environmentalists and conservationists have long called for greater protection for sage-grouse habitats in Western states…Energy companies, meanwhile, have warned that a designation would effectively rope off Western lands to future oil and gas development.” read more: Bistate Sage Grouse Utah wildlife managers see reason to hope

CONGRESSIONAL GROUSE MANEUVERING

— “oil and gas companies and some ranchers say listing the birds would hamper drilling and grazing across 11 western states” read article: decision for sage grouse delayed by congressional maneuvering image: mishka henner

RANCHERS SIGN PACT

— “protection from restrictions and regulations that might be slapped on rangeland if sage grouse is listed as threatened or endangered next year” read article: baker county ranchers sign sage grouse pact