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Range-wide conservation assessment of Greater Sage-Grouse and sagebrush habitats

Fact Sheet 056-03

In cooperation with the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies & National Sage-Grouse Conservation Planning Framework Team
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Abstract

Declining numbers of Greater Sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) over the past three decades across most of their range accompanied by increasing habitat degradation and loss represent major conservation and management challenges. We are conducting a range-wide Conservation Assessment of Greater Sage-grouse and sagebrush habitats. This assessment is an interagency effort sponsored by the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies to determine the status of Greater Sage-grouse and their habitats, and identify potential threats to their long-term survival. Agencies, private organizations, and landowners have an urgent need for this assessment because of conflicting views concerning causes of declines and the appropriate management actions.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Range-wide conservation assessment of Greater Sage-Grouse and sagebrush habitats
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
056-03
Year Published:
2003
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
Description:
2 p.
First page:
1
Last page:
2
Number of Pages:
2
Online Only (Y/N):
Y