Partnership News and Updates

The 2017 IWJV Conservation Awards Call for Nominations is open until June 30. Check out our new Conservation Partner Award categories.
Conserving habitats on working agricultural lands is crucial to sustaining healthy populations of ducks and geese.
One bird's data will contribute to the formation of a plan and conservation partnerships that create hope for curlews across Canada, the U.S., and Mexico, and more!
The Trust for Public Land is restoring a previously industrialized site to re-establish fish habitat, wetlands, and floodplains, improve water quality, and enhance migratory bird habitat.

Who

we are

The Intermountain West Joint Venture is a diverse partnership of federal, state and nongovernmental agencies. More >

Management Board | Staff | State Conservation Partnerships | Technical Committee

Where

we work

The IWJV operates across parts of eleven states and encompasses 486 million acres of some of the most diverse and intact landscapes in the West. More >

Character of the Intermountain West

What

we do

The IWJV conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. More >

U.S. Habitat Joint Ventures | Plans & Bird Conservation Initiatives | Project Spotlight | Latest News

Profile Your FY 2014 Projects!

We are rolling individual successes into a cumulative total to tell the story at a regional scale of collaborative bird habitat conservation through science and partnerships.

Nominate Conservation Leaders – Announcing New Categories

The 2017 IWJV Conservation Awards Call for Nominations is open until June 30. Check out our new Conservation Partner Award categories.

A Land Ethic for Waterfowl, Ducks Unlimited Magazine

Conserving habitats on working agricultural lands is crucial to sustaining healthy populations of ducks and geese.

Curlew Wanted to Help International Research Take Flight

One bird's data will contribute to the formation of a plan and conservation partnerships that create hope for curlews across Canada, the U.S., and Mexico, and more!

Small Community-led Project, Big Returns for People and Wildlife

The Trust for Public Land is restoring a previously industrialized site to re-establish fish habitat, wetlands, and floodplains, improve water quality, and enhance migratory bird habitat.

Flood Irrigation for Agriculture Mimics Historical Wet Meadow Habitat

Since much of the West’s freshwater wetlands are privately owned, these private lands are essential to strategic bird conservation efforts.

Conserving the Wet Places: New Mesic Layer Available Online

The NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative just unveiled a brand new strategy aimed at conserving mesic habitats, which are the places where water meets land.

Job Alert! Sagebrush Ecosystem Alliance Coordinator in Utah

The SEA coordinator will work with a wide array of stakeholders in the conservation and management of the sagebrush ecosystem.

Video Recordings Available on Latest Conifer Science

Find 20 videos on the recently published studies that describe solutions to help land managers and landowners cut trees in the right places. 

The Sage Grouse are Dancing in Montana!

These are the dancing grounds where the male birds puff out their chests and fan their tail feathers every morning hoping to woo a hen. Make sure you turn up the volume to hear the sounds of the sagebrush sea.

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