Sage-grouse Habitat in Idaho: A Practical Guide for Land Owners and Managers

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The intent of this guidebook is to help land owners and managers recognize characteristics of productive and unfavorable sage-grouse habitat throughout the different life stages, prompting better informed approaches to management and conservation. The focus is on ranching, as opposed to other land use activities, because livestock grazing is the major land use that occurs on sage-grouse habitat. The guidebook provides information to recognize and evaluate sage-grouse habitat but does not recommend specific grazing or land management practices.

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