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Wyoming Juniper Removal Helps to Bring Sage Grouse Back

On a windswept butte in southern Wyoming, a change is taking place – one that will eventually make thousands of acres more suitable for Greater Sage-grouse, mule deer and other wildlife, and improve domestic grazing, too. The rugged landscape around Flat Top Butte has gradually been taken over by juniper trees, reducing wildlife habitat by crowding out sagebrush and other native plants. That’s made it tough for sage grouse to flourish, or even survive.

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Sage Grouse Implementation Team to meet in Cheyenne

The Sage Grouse Implementation Team will meet at 9 a.m. April 27 in Cheyenne. 

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2021 wing counts indicate dip in sage grouse reproduction

Wings from harvested chick and hen sage grouse are collected from hunters

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Public asked to report dead sage grouse during West Nile virus season

Game and Fish asks the public annually for reports to help in the management of the state’s sage grouse populations

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Sage Grouse Implementation Team to meet in Lander

The public is invited to attend in-person or online.

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Funding available for Wyoming sage grouse conservation

The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has approved $548,000 to support the eight Local Sage Grouse Working Groups to fund conservation projects for the bird.

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Sage grouse reproduction holds steady in 2020

Sage grouse reproduction held steady in 2020 based on preliminary data from the wings of harvested chick and hen sage grouse.

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