Partnership News and Updates

Recruitment is under way for a manager of the Sage Grouse Habitat Conservation Program, the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) announced.
The Pulling Together Initiative provides modest grants to help local communities effectively manage plant invaders.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of $17.5 million in financial and technical assistance to help eligible conservation partners voluntarily protect, restore and enhance...
Summer 2015 eNews: Robust swan numbers, a power company and birds, a migration oasis and more!

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The Intermountain West Joint Venture is a diverse partnership of federal, state and nongovernmental agencies. More >

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Where

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The IWJV operates across parts of eleven states and encompasses 486 million acres of some of the most diverse and intact landscapes in the West. More >

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What

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The IWJV conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. More >

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Profile Your FY 2014 Projects!

We are rolling individual successes into a cumulative total to tell the story at a regional scale of collaborative bird habitat conservation through science and partnerships.

Sage Grouse Program Launches Search For Montana Manager

Recruitment is under way for a manager of the Sage Grouse Habitat Conservation Program, the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) announced.

Pulling Together Initiative Pre-Proposal Deadline 8/3

The Pulling Together Initiative provides modest grants to help local communities effectively manage plant invaders.

USDA Seeks Partner Proposals to Protect and Restore Critical Wetlands

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of $17.5 million in financial and technical assistance to help eligible conservation partners voluntarily protect, restore and enhance critical wetlands on private and tribal agricultural lands.

Summer 2015 Newsletter

Summer 2015 eNews: Robust swan numbers, a power company and birds, a migration oasis and more!

Conservation Planning for a Migration Oasis

Migrating waterfowl, waterbirds, and numerous other avian species rely heavily on Wyoming’s Goshen Hole. Partners there have developed a plan for conserving this crucial wetland site as well as others across the state. Find out more here.

Job Alert! Range and Wildlife Conservationist in Forsyth, Montana

This position is part of a collaborative effort among Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Montana, Inc. (SWCDMI), USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) and local partners to further the delivery of the NRCS Sage-Grouse Initiative.

Keys to Building Lasting Partnerships: Time, Field Work and Getting Stuck in the Mud

When Christiana Manville joined the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program she quickly learned about the complex history her region has had with threatened species. But the current critter of concern, the Amargosa toad, isn’t part of that contentious history. Find out why here.

Watershed Initiative Reaches Millions of Acres in Utah

Landscape is a big word with a big meaning. The Utah Watershed Restoration Initiative embodies the meaning of landscape-scale conservation. Learn about their achievements here.

Trumpeter Swan - Wyoming’s Wetland Conservation Ambassador

Trumpeter swans were nearly lost in the Intermountain West, but by focusing on providing wetlands that specifically fit this big bird’s needs their populations have continued to expand. Learn about what happened here.

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