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Judge upholds ruling vacating lesser prairie chicken listing

Judge upholds ruling vacating lesser prairie chicken listing | Prairie Grouse | Scoop.it
Senior U.S. District Judge Robert Junell on Monday upheld his September 2015 ruling overturning the listing of the lesser prairie chicken as “threatened.”
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Milestone Achieved for Lesser Prairie-Chicken with Wind Energy Partnership : The Birding Wire

Milestone Achieved for Lesser Prairie-Chicken with Wind Energy Partnership : The Birding Wire | Prairie Grouse | Scoop.it
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CSC Seminar 2014: Blake Grisham "Microclimate with Lesser Prairie- Chicken Nest Survival"

Blake Grisham is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Natural Resources Management. He discusses a project he has been working on with Lesser-Prairie ...

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New Report: Lesser Prairie Chicken Among Top 10 Species Threatened by Habitat ... - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

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Can prairie chickens share the prairie with wind turbines?

Can prairie chickens share the prairie with wind turbines? | Prairie Grouse | Scoop.it
Nebraska’s Sandhills cover almost one-fourth of the state. The region is one of the largest remaining areas of contiguous grassland in North America and provides space for cattle ranching and
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Crew conducts prescribed burn west of Grand Forks - Grand Forks Herald

Crew conducts prescribed burn west of Grand Forks - Grand Forks Herald | Prairie Grouse | Scoop.it
RURAL GRAND FORKS COUNTY -- That smoke in the air west of Grand Forks on Monday afternoon was difficult to miss, but it didn’t get there by accident.

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USDA invests in locally-led conservation projects through Regional ... - High Plains Journal

Created under the 2014 farm bill, the Regional Conservation Partnership Program is a new, comprehensive and flexible program that is designed to build strong and diverse partnerships, multiply the federal conservation investment and target...
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Study: Grassland birds keeping distance from Bakken oil wells - Bismarck Tribune

Study: Grassland birds keeping distance from Bakken oil wells - Bismarck Tribune | Prairie Grouse | Scoop.it
Oil and gas development is displacing grassland birds from their habitat in N.D's Bakken shale region, including one candidate for listing as an endangered species.
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How We Decide Which Animals Become Endangered - Smithsonian

How We Decide Which Animals Become Endangered
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Pat Deibert, national sage-grouse coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, points out that the Endangered Species Act enables conservation policy within the United States.
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ENDANGERED SPECIES: Prairie chicken ruling tests strength of voluntary conservation

Will energy companies continue to protect habitat for a prairie grouse in the absence of government regulations?
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CRP program celebrates 30 years of conservation - Great Falls Tribune

CRP program celebrates 30 years of conservation - Great Falls Tribune | Prairie Grouse | Scoop.it
The CRP was crafted in the early 1980s as result of the convergence of two separate agriculture crises.
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Factors affecting female space use in ten populations of prairie chickens

Factors affecting female space use in ten populations of prairie chickens | Prairie Grouse | Scoop.it
Virginia L. Winder, Kaylan M. Carrlson, Andrew J. Gregory, Christian A. Hagen, David A. Haukos, Dylan C. Kesler, Lena C. Larsson, Ty W. Matthews, Lance B. McNew, Michael A. Patten, Jim C. Pitman, Larkin A. Powell, Jennifer A. Smith, Tom Thompson, Donald H. Wolfe, and Brett K. Sandercock 2015. Factors affecting female space use in ten populations of prairie chickens. Ecosphere 6:art166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES14-00536.1
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Federal Judge Strikes Down Prairie Chicken Designation - The Heartland Institute

Federal Judge Strikes Down Prairie Chicken Designation - The Heartland Institute | Prairie Grouse | Scoop.it
Federal Judge Strikes Down Prairie Chicken Designation
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Judge Robert Junell of the U.S.
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The Sounds of the Nebraska Prairie Chicken Festival

An annual celebration of prairie Grouse species, the grasslands they inhabit, and the culture that surrounds them.

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ENDANGERED SPECIES: Admin lawyers warn of lesser prairie chicken 'death spiral'

ENDANGERED SPECIES: Admin lawyers warn of lesser prairie chicken 'death spiral' | Prairie Grouse | Scoop.it
The Obama administration told a federal judge last week that overturning Endangered Species Act protections for the lesser prairie chicken could put the bird on a one-way road to extinction.
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Meet the NRCS-led Lesser Prairie-Chicken Initiative

In 2010, the Natural Resources Conservation Service launched the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Initiative to help private landowners voluntarily improve lesser prai...

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Can prairie chickens share the prairie with wind turbines? - Lincoln Journal Star

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Can prairie chickens share the prairie with wind turbines?
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The greater prairie chicken is an iconic species of the northern Great Plains.
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Large-scale control site selection for population monitoring: An example assessing sage-grouse trends - Fedy - 2015 - Wildlife Society Bulletin - Wiley Online Library

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Why The U.S. And Big Oil Are Fighting Over A Chicken

Subscribe! http://skr.cm/SubscribeToStories Watch more episodes! http://bit.ly/1SiejNW The US government, Armed Forces, media, and conservationists are all ...
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RELEASE: Report on US Wildlife Populations Reaffirms Effectiveness of the ... - Center For American Progress

RELEASE: Report on US Wildlife Populations Reaffirms Effectiveness of the ...
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FACT SHEET: USDA Invests in Locally-Led Conservation Projects Through New ... - USDA.gov (press release)

Created under the 2014 Farm Bill, the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) is a new, comprehensive and flexible program that is designed to build strong and diverse partnerships, multiply the federal conservation investment and target...
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Study finds oil and gas development displacing birds in Bakken - Dickinson Press

Dickinson Press Study finds oil and gas development displacing birds in Bakken Dickinson Press The department expects to wrap up its own study by next spring on the effects of oil and gas development on the sharp-tailed grouse, and it's...
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Healthy Sagebrush Sea: The Real Goal of Sage Grouse Conservation - Outdoor Life Magazine (blog)

Healthy Sagebrush Sea: The Real Goal of Sage Grouse Conservation Outdoor Life Magazine (blog) Over the past couple years, we've been pretty successful with sharptailed grouse on BLM land at higher elevation, but the sage grouse have managed to...
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The Fate of This Funny-Looking Bird May Be The Future of Conservation - Atlas Obscura

The Fate of This Funny-Looking Bird May Be The Future of Conservation - Atlas Obscura | Prairie Grouse | Scoop.it
Atlas Obscura The Fate of This Funny-Looking Bird May Be The Future of Conservation Atlas Obscura It's the best conservation law on the planet,” says Brian Rutledge, who managed major zoos for thirty years before becoming Vice President of the...
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This Goofy Bird Just Defeated The Koch Brothers - Gizmodo

This Goofy Bird Just Defeated The Koch Brothers - Gizmodo | Prairie Grouse | Scoop.it
This little guy is a thorn in the side of Big Energy and the Republican politicians that serve it. Why?
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