Partnership News and Updates

Partners are encouraged to submit proposals that will improve the nation's water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability.
This position provides lead communications support to the IWJV’s Water 4 Initiative for water, wetlands, and wet meadow habitat conservation on public and privately-owned lands in its focal areas.
The following story "Leaving a Legacy" is part of a series out of a partnership production between PFW and Intermountain West Joint Venture. 
This 2019 State of the Birds Report highlights the critical role that state wildlife agencies can play in recovering America’s bird populations


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

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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


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

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Intermountain West Projects Receive $2.86 Million in NAWCA Funding

The approval of three key NAWCA standard grants represents great news for the IWJV’s State Conservation Partnerships in Nevada, Wyoming, and Colorado.

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet Recognized as Conservation Policy Champion

The IWJV recently presented its prestigious Conservation Policy Champion Award. Learn about the recipient here.

U.S. Senator James Risch Recognized as Conservation Policy Champion

The IWJV recently presented its prestigious Conservation Policy Champion Award. Read about the recipient here.

Handbook for Water Champions

Here's a great read on how many communities in British Columbia are embracing a watershed approach to water management.

Seeking a Conservation & Agriculture Specialist

This exciting opportunity is part of a collaborative effort and will provide technical assistance to the NRCS for implementing the Working Wet Meadows Initiative as part of Oregon NRCS’ Strategic Approach to Conservation.

Colorado Collaborative to Benefit Birds and Agriculture

“Being a Private Lands Wildlife Biologist means that I have the opportunity to tap into the expertise and resources that each of the partners brings to the table,” Emily Chavez stated. 

Mandi Hirsch Joins Team as Collaborative Specialist

Mandi has always had a devoted love and interest in agriculture, rangelands and wildlife.

Intermountain West Joint Venture Presents Conservation Award

Recently retired from a 42-year career in fish and wildlife management, Virgil Moore was presented the John E. Nagel Award.

Water 4 Initiative: Conserving Working Lands in Ways That Matter to People

New IWJV initiative supports agricultural producers, water managers, and other partners with conservation on working lands.

The Power of Partnerships

Explore the heart and soul of the IWJV... people and partnerships.


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