Resources for Sage-Grouse Management
- Colorado is home to two species of sage-grouse the Gunnison sage-grouse, and the Greater sage-grouse.
- In 2014, the Gunnison sage-grouse was listed as Threatened under the Endangered Species Act. For more information, see the Fish and Wildlife Service’s website on Gunnison Sage-Grouse.
- Currently (as of 2015) the Greater sage-grouse is NOT listed under the Endangered Species Act. Learn more on the Fish and Wildlife Service’s website for Greater sage-grouse.
Sage-grouse: Wyoming Perspectives
Learn about the issues from multiple perspectives: rancher, manager, agency and conservation
Sage-grouse Initiative: Wildlife Conservation Through Sustainable Ranching
The Sage Grouse Initiative is a partnership-based, science-driven effort that uses voluntary incentives to proactively conserve America’s western rangelands, wildlife, and rural way of life. This initiative is part of Working Lands For Wildlife, led by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Wet Meadow Restoration for Sage-grouse conservation
Exciting new research on restoration methods for wet meadows!
What do sage-grouse eat?
Short answer is sagebrush. Long answer is it’s much more interesting than you think.
Sage-grouse management for landowners
From our neighbors in Idaho comes Sage-grouse habitat in Idaho: a Practical Guide for Land Owners and Managers
by Jeffry K. Gillan and Evan K. Strand, University of Idaho Department of Rangeland Ecology and Management