U.S. plan would improve 8 million acres for sage-grouse

The Agriculture Department announced a four-year plan to nearly double, to 8 million acres, conservation projects in 11 states in the West to improve habitat for the greater sage-grouse. The ongoing Sage-Grouse Initiative has provided $296.5 million in matching funds since 2010 for conservation improvements on 4.4 million acres of land. The new project will provide an… » Read More

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