Continued Technical Assistance to the Sagebrush Conservation Design and Incorporating Riparian Resources into the Sagebrush Conservation Design 

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Project Description

Technical experts will provide technical maintenance of the sagebrush sagebrush
The western United States’ sagebrush country encompasses over 175 million acres of public and private lands. The sagebrush landscape provides many benefits to our rural economies and communities, and it serves as crucial habitat for a diversity of wildlife, including the iconic greater sage-grouse and over 350 other species.

Learn more about sagebrush
conservation design and incorporate riparian riparian
Definition of riparian habitat or riparian areas.

Learn more about riparian
resources into the sagebrush conservation design utilizing and providing technical transfer for use of innovative technology, like Google Earth Engine.


USFWS, US Geological Survey, WAFWA, Oregon State, Bureau of Land Management, The Nature Conservancy, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Conservation Planning Tech, United State Forest Service, Agriculture Research Service, Center for Large Landscape Conservation, Conservation Science Partners, University of Montana, National Renewable Energy Lab, Intermountain West Joint Venture, Nevada Department of Wildlife, Utah Department of Wildlife, Washington Department of Fisheries and Wildlife,  Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Crosswinds Environmental, Yale, Marshall, University of Wyoming, National Park Service

Contact Information

Photo of Matt Kales
Coordinator, Sagebrush Ecosystem Team
Science Applications,
Migratory Birds,
Office of Conservation Investment
Sagebrush ecosystem conservation; Large landscape conservation; Partnership development; Project management & conservation operations; Policy analysis and communications; Incident management


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The western United States’ sagebrush country encompasses over 175 million acres of public and private lands. Sagebrush country contains biological, cultural and economic resources of national significance. America’s sagebrush ecosystem is the largest contiguous ecotype in the continental...