Male greater sage-grouse struts for female at a mating ground or "lek" near Bodie, California. Credit: Jeannie Stafford / USFS
Male greater sage-grouse struts for female at a mating ground or "lek" near Bodie, California. Credit: Jeannie Stafford / USFS

Unprecedented Conservation Partnership Keeps Bi-State Sage-Grouse Off Endangered Species list

April 21, 2015
Thanks to the successful efforts of local, state and federal stakeholders, today Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that the Bi-State population of greater sage-grouse in Nevada and California has a bright future and does not require listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

Secretary Jewell joined USDA Under Secretary Robert Bonnie, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, California Natural Resources Director John Laird and other partners to celebrate the success of proactive efforts to conserve key habitat and reduce many of the long-term threats to the bird.
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This year's Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest grand prize winner, Kentucky arrow darter, by David Starovoytov.
This year's Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest grand prize winner, Kentucky arrow darter, by David Starovoytov.

Winners Announced for 2015 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

April 20, 2015
Art of a Kentucky arrow darter by a sixth-grader from California received the Grand Prize in the 2015 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest. The contest engages school children grades K–12 in expressing their appreciation for our nation's most imperiled wildlife, and is an integral part of the 10th annual national Endangered Species Day.
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Winning 2015 Junior Duck Stamp art. Credit: Andrew Kneeland
Winning 2015 Junior Duck Stamp art. Credit: Andrew Kneeland

Wyoming Youth Wins Junior Duck Stamp Contest

April 17, 2015
Andrew Kneeland, 17, of Rock Springs, WY, won the National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest today with his acrylic painting of a pair of wood ducks. The entry was among 24,000 submitted to the 53 state Junior Duck Stamp contests, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Proceeds from sales of the $5 Junior Duck Stamp support environmental education.
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