Partnership News and Updates

2018 IWJV Conservation Partner Award: Alan Forkey, Assistant State Conservationist for Programs, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Blending old-school data collection with cutting-edge technology, the Rangeland Analysis Platform (RAP) is an interactive web app designed to assist in monitoring and managing America’s rangeland. 
The Small Grants Program is an important catalyst in developing a pool of new grantees and/or partners for the larger Standard Grants Program.
Its conspicuousness makes the Long-billed Curlew easier to study than many other grassland birds, and research has revealed an interesting connection between curlews and working lands.

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

Saving the Best Forever

Conservation easements protect critical wildlife habitat while sustaining family ranches, not just for a few decades but for all time.

Conservation Easement Funding Available in SONEC!

The IWJV is requesting letters of interest for conservation easements on working wet meadows in Southern Oregon and Northeastern California.

Long-time Partner Named to Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council

The IWJV is pleased to share the news that one of its longest-standing Management Board members and stalwart conservation champion has been appointed to serve on an important council.

Connecting the Corridor for Wildlife – Places & People of the Middle Rio Grande Corridor, New Mexico

At its recent Management Board meeting, the IWJV and partners were introduced to the places and people that connect the Middle Rio Grande Corridor for wildlife.

Joel Ferry Recognized with Landowner Conservation Award

 Joel is a true community-based conservation leader and helps to promote this conservation at model scales.

Alan Clark Champions Partnerships Throughout Career

His long-term commitment to conservation places him in an elite category of wildlife professionals and deserving of the IWJV’s John E. Nagel Award.

Birds = $$$

Americans spent an estimated $156.3 billion on equipment, travel, licenses, and fees to participate in some form of fishing, hunting, or other wildlife-associated recreation in 2016 alone.

The Personal Touch to Conservation

A recent study indicates that time invested in reaching out to landowners about conservation programs and encouraging them to accompany habitat monitoring activities on their land is time well spent.

A True Conservation Champion

Jim was recently honored by Ducks Unlimited for dedicating his federal career to collaborative conservation.

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