Ten of 11 states where Greater Sage-grouse occur allow hunting of sage-grouse. Sage-grouse have been state-listed as Threatened in Washington since 1998, and have not been hunted since 1990. Although sage-grouse were found not warranted for listing under the Endangered Species Act in 2015 (FR 80:59858-59942), concern over the potential...
Presentation intended to provide basic public information about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's 12-month finding for the greater sage-grouse, conducted pursuant to the 2004 Endangered Species Act.
The overall goal of the Greater Sage-grouse Comprehensive Conservation
Strategy (Strategy) is to maintain and enhance populations and distribution of sagegrouse
by protecting and improving sagebrush habitats and ecosystems that sustain these
populations. This Strategy outlines the critical need to develop the associations among
local, state, provincial, tribal, and federal...