Oregon's Sage-grouse Conservation Partnership (SAGECON)

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Oregon is one of eleven western states participating in a rangewide State/Federal Sage-grouse Task Force. This fact sheet describes the purpose, objectives and strategies of the SAGECON partnership.

  • Provide a forum to coordinate federal, state, local and private efforts to conserve sage-grouse in Oregon,
  • Inventory existing strategies and approaches and, where appropriate, identify additional means to address the full range of threats to sage-grouse viability and recovery in Eastern Oregon and
  • Coordinate with USFWS requirements and schedule for the sage-grouse ESA listing decision, in order to provide timely and relevant input on Oregon’s sage-grouse and sagebrush habitat conservation strategies and approaches.

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