Good news for Sage Grouse

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This is a summary of the E&E article, “Sage grouse latest win for greens in sweeping listing pact.” To view the original, click here.

In a July 27, 2015 article, “Sage grouse latest win for greens in sweeping listing pact,” published by E&E Publishing, Phil Taylor writes, “The Bureau of Land Management has beefed up sage grouse protections on some 50 million acres of the West.”

Four years ago, the Obama administration signed settlements with WildEarth Guardians and the Center for Biological Diversity, laying the groundwork for the BLM’s recent actions protecting Sage Grouse.

WildEarth Guardians and the CBD credit the settlements reached for greatly improving conservation for the Sage Grouse across 11 states.

By the end of September, 2015, the USFWS will be required to make a decision about federal protections. If it is decided not to list the Sage Grouse on the Endangered…

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