Mountain-Prairie Region
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The Mountain-Prairie Region of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service consists of 8 states in the heart of the American West.
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Credit: Sweetwater River Conservancy.

First Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Bank Launched

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CHEYENNE, WY - Senior officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service joined Wyoming Governor Matt Mead today in announcing the launch of the nation's first conservation bank for greater sage-grouse.

Amanda Horvath releases banded duck. Credit: USFWS.

Hunting and Outfitter Guide Sentenced for Illegally Killing and Transporting Wildlife

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Assistant hunting outfitter and guide was sentenced to 6 months home confinement, a $5,000 fine, 50 hours of community service and 3 years' probation for violating the Lacey Act.

Amanda Horvath releases banded duck. Credit: USFWS.

Mountain-Prairie Region States to Receive More Than $5 Million to Support Wildlife, Habitats and Imperiled Species

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State efforts to protect species and habitats in greatest need of conservation received a boost today as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced over $45 million in funding.

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Summer 2014 Newsletter

Peaks to Prairies is the Mountain-Prairie regional interactive online newletter. The Summer 2014 edition is available now!

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Prairies Conservation Campaign
image of a grassland prairieA coordinated, partner-driven campaign to bring public attention to the dramatic conversion of grasslands and wetlands to cropland in one of America's last intact grassland ecosystems - the prairie pothole region.
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Get Your Goose On! Campaign
Greater Sage-grouse Campaign
Greater sage-grouse
Credit: Tatiana Gettelman

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service supports efforts to keep the greater sage-grouse off the endangered species list by protecting its habitat to increase sage-grouse numbers. Find out about the benefits of conservation steps that Westerners are taking - to conserve the big open spaces that sage-grouse and other sagebrush species need.
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The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with
Others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and
their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American People.
March 27, 2015
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