Partnership News and Updates

The portal was born out of a new effort to support the BLM and its partners in implementing strategic conservation practices across public and neighboring private lands.
Apply now for a North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) Grant!
This special 2017 State of the Birds report identifies benefits for agriculture,forestry, and conservation.  
The SONEC Working Wetlands Conservation Delivery Coordinator position serves to support strategic, partner-driven conservation of working wet meadows in Southern Oregon-Northeastern California.

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

Celebrating 30 Years of Partnership and Conservation Action

Happy 30th anniversary, Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program, and best wishes for many more!

Nevada Stewardship Group Seeking Organizational Coordinator

This position will require strong leadership, organizational and communication skills in a collaborative consensus based environment.

Sagebrush Landscapes Program Funding Opportunity

The Sagebrush Landscape Program was created in 2017 to address bottlenecks in sagebrush conservation and promote healthy rural agricultural economies in the western United States.

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.

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