Free Piceance Basin tour set

RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek Natural Resource Districts will be hosting a Piceance Basin national resource tour on Aug. 13, open to the public.

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Two male sage grouse perform the traditional “dance” to attract mates.

THE WEST I High in the Desatoya Mountains east of Fallon, Nev., and just east of Route 50, famously dubbed “The Loneliest Road in America” by Life Magazine in 1986, a curious congregation gathers in the predawn light.

Guided sage grouse mating tours offered

CRAIG I Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Conservation Colorado, along with Rocky Mountain Wild, The Wilderness Society and Friends of Northwest Colorado, are offering the an opportunity to get a unique close-up of mating greater sage grouse during several guided viewing tours in northwest Colorado, March 28 through April 13.

Letter to the Editor: Governor applauded on sage grouse efforts

Dear Editor: The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts applaud Gov. Jon Hickenlooper’s efforts to showcase Colorado landowners’ work to protect the greater sage grouse in Northwestern Colorado.

Tipton pushes Jewell for sage grouse goals

RBC I On Friday, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO3) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to urge Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to provide measurable goals for the preservation of the Greater Sage Grouse and the Gunnison Sage Grouse.

Meeting scheduled on area sage grouse issues

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management will host public meetings in Silt and Craig next week to discuss the Northwest Colorado Sage Grouse environmental impact statement (EIS) and to seek public comment on the plan. Public meetings will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the following locations: On Monday in Silt, […]

Sage grouse tours offered

RBC I There will be a special guided tour to see greater sage grouse perform their elaborate mating dances, and the public is invited to join in.

Sage grouse tours offered

RBC | There will be a special guided tour to see greater sage grouse perform their elaborate mating dances, and the public is invited to join in. The tours will also afford the opportunity to learn more about efforts to preserve this important bird of the sagebrush. The tours will occur on several dates between […]

Sage grouse tours offered

RBC I Join a special guided tour to see Greater Sage Grouse perform its elaborate mating dance and learn more about efforts to preserve this important bird of the sagebrush.

Greater sage grouse viewing tours set for April 5-8

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RBC I For thousands of years, greater sage-grouse have annually returned to their historic breeding grounds, called leks, where they stage one of wildlife’s most magnificent and unique mating displays.

Sage-grouse strategy unveiled

RBC I In response to requests from state and local governments to facilitate conservation of the greater sage-grouse and its habitat, BLM scientists and managers met with state wildlife management officials in Big Sky, Mont., July 16 to brief them on the agency’s national greater sage-grouse planning strategy.