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Taken together, these studies show that landscape-level conifer removal can effectively increase habitat availability and boost success for sage grouse.
 
Researchers are conducting a long-term demographic study of female lesser scaup by applying nasal markers that allow the ducks to be easily identified at a distance.
 
New songbird maps provide tools to help expand the benefits of sage grouse conservation to more wildlife species in the sagebrush community.
 
Conservation partners in the Channeled Scablands are developing solutions for working landscapes to protect and enhance both wildlife habitat and the region’s agricultural way of life.
 
University of Wyoming researchers recently published an article about how flood-irrigation benefits wildlife in the summer issue of Western Confluence.
 
A new research paper compiles research on sage grouse mating leks with data showing the landscapes most at-risk for conversion to cropland.
 
Saltwater lakes across the West are crucial habitats for hundreds of thousands of birds but a changing climate and human use of water are threatening these fragile systems.
 
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