Photo by Judith Kohler
The remaining populations of greater sage-grouse across much of the West are at risk of collapse, and unless we act now these iconic birds of the high, sagebrush-dotted plains may soon be listed as an endangered species.
Extensive development in Western sagebrush country has been especially hard on greater sage-grouse, as they rely on sagebrush for both cover and food.
Right now the Bureau of Land Management has a chance to help protect the future of the greater sage-grouse with its Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, yet the draft plan is filled with loopholes that prioritize development.
Click here to tell the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) it needs to improve its greater sage-grouse plan.