The Mountain-Prairie Region of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service consists of 8 states in the heart of the American West.Read More >>
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First Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Bank Launched
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.
Hunting and Outfitter Guide Sentenced for Illegally Killing and Transporting Wildlife
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.
Mountain-Prairie Region States to Receive More Than $5 Million to Support Wildlife, Habitats and Imperiled Species
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.
Peaks to Prairies is the Mountain-Prairie regional interactive online newletter. The Summer 2014 edition is available now!
A 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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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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