Partnership News and Updates

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its finding that the Upper Missouri River Distinct Population Segment (DPS) of the Arctic grayling does not warrant protection under the Endangered...
The Private Lands Wildlife Biologist Program (PLWB) is a partnership between the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), and the Rocky Mountain Bird...
Pheasants Forever, Inc. (PF) invites qualified contractors to submit proposals to develop and implement a methodology for generating a spatial prioritization of invasive conifer removal to support...
This report is intended to summarize progress toward establishing Partner Positions in the Oregon portion of SONEC (Southern Oregon-Northeastern California), as well as tangible conservation...

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Arctic Grayling Does Not Warrant Protection Under Endangered Species Act Due to Collaborative Partnerships

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its finding that the Upper Missouri River Distinct Population Segment (DPS) of the Arctic grayling does not warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

Job Alert: Private Lands Biologist in Colorado

The Private Lands Wildlife Biologist Program (PLWB) is a partnership between the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), and the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory (RMBO) which focuses on delivering wildlife conservation programs on private lands through Farm Bill funding.

Contract Alert: Sage Grouse Conifer Removal Prioritization

Pheasants Forever, Inc. (PF) invites qualified contractors to submit proposals to develop and implement a methodology for generating a spatial prioritization of invasive conifer removal to support sage-grouse recovery efforts.

Oregon SONEC Working Wet Meadows Initiative Quarterly Report and Business Plan: April 1, 2014 – June 30, 2014

This report is intended to summarize progress toward establishing Partner Positions in the Oregon portion of SONEC (Southern Oregon-Northeastern California), as well as tangible conservation planning and habitat accomplishments.

Missed the IWJV/SGI decision support webinar? Find it here...

Patrick Donnelly's webinar on decision support for sage grouse conservation through range wide mapping of scarce wetland resources is now available.

SGI SWAT NRCS Quarterly Report: April-June 2014

Check out the latest numbers from the Sage Grouse Initiative Strategic Watershed Action Team (SGI SWAT)!

Small Grants NAWCA Deadline Nov. 7

The Small Grants Program is a competitive, matching grants program that supports public-private partnerships carrying out projects in the United States that further the goals of NAWCA. The Small Grants deadlines is November 7.

ConocoPhillips SPIRIT of Conservation Program, RFP 2014

The ConocoPhillips SPIRIT of Conservation Program is inviting applications for competitive grant funding to be awarded through the 2014–2015 funding cycle. This program includes two elements: the SPIRIT of Conservation Program and the SPIRIT of Conservation Innovation Fund.

Hero for a Day Video: How Small Pieces of Plastic Can Save Hundreds of Sage Grouse

In Billings, Montana, volunteers with the Sage Grouse Initiative hung visibility markers on three miles of fencing to help prevent the low-flying birds from colliding with the wires, a major cause of mortality for sage grouse. Volunteers also planted sage brush to provide nesting habitat, food, and cover to help the species rebound.

Webinar - Decision support for sage-grouse conservation through range wide mapping of scarce wetland resources

Please join Patrick Donnelly for a webinar to discuss how spatio-temporal variability in summer habitat condition structure sage-grouse distribution and for an overview of the new spatial products generated from this work. Participants will be introduced to key considerations of map use and the biological findings supporting its application.

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