sage grouse

Politics
The changes “will no doubt fast-track the greater sage-grouse’s listing as an endangered species," one conservationist said.
Politics
Ryan Zinke's oil-friendly order "might just have landed the decisive blow" against the imperiled bird, a conservationist said.
Environment
Once we lose a species we never get it back. There are always those who ask, "What's the big deal about one bird?" The web of life - the creation all around us - is ours to protect. And we know that if a species like the golden-cheeked warbler is in trouble, it means entire ecosystems are in trouble.
Environment
It's time for Congress to stop slipping destructive anti-wildlife amendments into the appropriations bill, to do their jobs and fund the government. Let's ring in the New Year with a clean Omnibus Spending Bill, and a thriving wildlife heritage for future generations.
Politics
Industry and conservation groups aren't happy about the final verdict on protections for this Western bird.
Environment
Unless the federal plans are improved, the Fish and Wildlife Service may have little choice but to propose sage-grouse for listing under the Endangered Species Act.
Politics
Political foes of listing the sage grouse for protection have sought to block it with legislation in recent months. WASHINGTON
Environment
Congressional attacks on bedrock environmental laws are sadly nothing new. What is new, however, is the overwhelming magnitude and targeted nature of this recent wave of attacks. They are clearly intended to undermine the strength of lands, water and wildlife protections and would have disastrous implications for the future of conservation in the U.S.
Environment
Military readiness and the conservation of greater sage-grouse- - an iconic and imperiled bird that makes its home in the American West -- and other imperiled species are not things most Americans would consider at odds with each other... because they aren't.
Environment
How are members of Congress celebrating Earth Day this year? Planting trees? Recycling? Passing legislation that will further protect our air, land, water and wildlife for generations? Guess again.
Politics
Moran said in a statement that the listing is "yet another example of unnecessary intrusion into private lives and businesses
Environment
I peered through my mule's ears at a copper-coated bison squaring off with me in a remote corner of Northeastern Montana, and shortened my reins. Two weeks into a 3-month expedition to document the changing Great Plains landscape, this was our first bison.
Politics
"We are concerned that this funding limitation could slow progress by the Bureau of Land Management and western states on
Environment
Consistent with its mandate as managers of federal land, the Bureau of Land Management has demanded the removal of cattle from the Argenta allotment, and the subsidized public lands ranchers have refused.
Environment
Ravens aren't the problem, and killing them isn't the solution. It would be better to listen to the message ravens bear about unstable ecosystems, and work towards restoration, rather than destroy our wild heritage.
Environment
Instead of fixating on what needs to be done to avoid a listing, the more relevant and legal question needs to be "What is necessary to conserve the species?"