Sage-Grouse Initiative in Idaho
By: USDA - NRCS
NRCS developed the Sage-grouse Initiative to help private landowners conserve sage-grouse populations and habitat on their lands.
The greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) is a large ground-dwelling bird that depends on large tracts of sagebrush grasslands. Habitat loss is one of the main threats to this species and has contributed to its decline. However, voluntary conservation can play a key role in protecting and restoring sage-grouse habitat.
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