Tag Archives: sage grouse

Sage-grouse plan released

Print this articleThe BLM is seeking public comment on the Gunnison Sage-Grouse Rangewide Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement. The BLM manages about 623,000 acres, or 37 percent, of Gunnison sagegrouse habitat across the range of … Continue reading

Published in December 2016 Tagged

Sage-grouse fight continues

Print this articleWestern agricultural and development interests are firing back at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its listing of the Gunnison sage grouse as a federally threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. In December, they got major … Continue reading

Published in January 2015 Tagged

Citizens cite concerns about sage-grouse listing

Print this articleOn a rainy Thursday night in November, about 80 people filed into the auditorium at the Monticello (Utah) High School to give testimony regarding the plight of the Gunnison sage grouse. It was the last of three public … Continue reading

Published in December 2013 Tagged

Seeking to stave off an endangered listing for the sage grouse

Print this articleStill hoping to stave off an endangered-species listing for the Gunnison sage grouse, the Montezuma and Dolores County commissioners have signed a memorandum of understanding with eight other counties saying they will work together to improve the bird’s … Continue reading

Published in April 2013 Tagged

Opportunities offered to view sage-grouse mating dance

Print this articleOpportunities are being offered this spring for birdwatchers, wildlife enthusiasts and/or endangered-species naysayers to view the secret mating dance of the elusive greater sage grouse and the even-rarer Gunnison sage grouse. The recent proposed listing as endangered of … Continue reading

Published in March 2013 Tagged

Meetings to be held on listing for sage grouse (web only)

Print this articleThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) will conduct three informal public meetings on the service’s proposal to list the Gunnison sage grouse as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. Public meetings will be held from … Continue reading

Published in January 2013 Tagged

On the brink: Locals worry about an ‘endangered’ listing for sage grouse

Print this articleThe Gunnison sage grouse isn’t on the endangered list, but locals worry it may be soon The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced in August that it will take more time to decide whether to add the Gunnison … Continue reading

Published in September 2012 Tagged