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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