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

Reports help in the management of the state’s sage grouse populations.

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Spring is a good time to view sage grouse

April is a good time to spy sage grouse on their leks in Wyoming.

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Game and Fish Commission supports sage grouse populations through translocations

Commission also directs Game and Fish to draft regulations for new hunting technologies

 

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New statewide sage grouse and sagebrush biologist named at Game and Fish

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently selected a new statewide sage grouse and sagebrush biologist.

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Sage Grouse Coordinator Tom Christiansen retiring from Game and Fish after 33 years

Tom Christiansen, sage grouse coordinator for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, is retiring after years 33 of service.

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

All Wyomingites, especially landowners, are again being asked to assist in the management of the state’s sage grouse populations this summer by immediately reporting dead sage grouse to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department so they can be tested for West Nile virus. 

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Wyoming sage grouse working groups model for collaborative success

For over 18 years, private citizens, industry and government groups have worked together in Wyoming to conserve sage grouse and their habitat.

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