24 Jul 2015

IPAA Sage Grouse Highlights

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From the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) ESA Watch Newsletter: New Report Highlights Sage Grouse Conservation. The Sage Grouse Initiative, a partnership of ranchers, agencies, universities, non-profit groups, and businesses, released a new report this week highlighting voluntary conservation efforts in place to protect the greater sage-grouse and its habitat. The initiative, launched by the U.S. […]

28 Jan 2015

Interior Still Plans To Decide On Protection For Sage Grouse

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The summary below comes from an article published on CBS Denver via The Associated Press. The full story may be seen here.  Interior Still Plans To Decide On Protection For Sage Grouse. Associated Press. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has reiterated the federal government will decide whether the greater sage grouse should get protected status despite legislation […]

29 Dec 2015

Dec. 29th, 2014 – Sage Grouse Headlines

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The following media clips come from news sources across the nation. IPAA’s ES Watch captures the latest news on the sage grouse rulings. Each clip shows it’s original source. To read more of each story, click the highlighted links found in each clip. NATIONAL Wildlife researchers mull protection for sage grouse under Endangered Species Act. Associated Press. The U.S. […]

29 Dec 2015

Sage grouse plans still in works for Idaho, other Western states

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The article below comes from Rocky Barker at the idahostatesman.com. To see the original version, click here. A budget bill provision delays any listing of the bird as threatened, but a focus on protection remains. Despite a congressionally imposed delay, work continues on collaborative plans to protect the greater sage grouse and its habitat across 11 Western […]

22 Dec 2014

Dec. 22nd, 2014 – Sage Grouse Headlines

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The following media clips come from news sources across the nation. IPAA’s ES Watch captures the latest news on the sage grouse rulings. Each clip shows it’s original source. To read more of each story, click the highlighted links found in each clip. NATIONAL You know what else is in the spending bill? The sage grouse, North America’s silliest […]

17 Dec 2014

IPAA – ESA Media: Sage Grouse Alliance

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The following news clip is from IPAA – ESA National via Bloomberg.  The clip from IPA is below with a link to the full Bloomberg story. Visit the IPAA website here. Oilmen Join Naturalists as Unlikely Partners to Save Sage Grouse. Bloomberg. An unlikely alliance of oilmen, cattle ranchers and environmentalists is trying to save a […]

11 Dec 2014

Idaho Statesman: Spending bill would delay protections for sage grouse

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The following information comes from Idahostatesman.com. It was written by Mathew Brown and Rocky Barker via Associated Press. The original post may be seen by visiting Idahostatesman.com or by clicking here.  A rider in Congress’ $1.1 trillion legislation package prohibits any more funding next year. A legislative rider would delay any protection for a wide-ranging Western bird […]

22 May 2014

Colorado Makes a Home on the Energy Frontier

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Our neighbor, Colorado is at the forefront of an oil and gas boom, bringing thousands of new jobs to the state and billions in investment. And we draw worldwide attention for figuring out ways to regulate energy operations that balance industry needs with environmental concerns. But Colorado also is a battle ground for hot energy […]

18 May 2014

Sage Grouse Debate Has the West’s Attention

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Sage Grouse Debate Has the West’s Attention

Article Source: Idaho Statesman via Washington Post Otter’s team in Idaho has worked to create a management plan for the bird the state can live with. MINERAL COUNTY, Nev. – In the frozen chill of a high desert morning, Tony Wasley, the director of the Nevada Department of Wildlife, peers through a range finder down a […]

30 Mar 2014

Foul Decisions Hurt Western State’s Economy

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Critics cry foul as feds place lesser prairie chicken on threatened species list… *The following article was originally published on Fox News and may be seen here. The Obama administration on Thursday announced plans to place the lesser prairie chicken on a list of threatened species, a move that drew the ire of some lawmakers […]

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