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 >

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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 >

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#WeekofGratitude

We are #thankful for all of you, our partners in conservation.

Jobs Alert! Conservation & Agriculture Specialists, 2 Vacancies

The positions will provide technical assistance to the Natural Resources Conservation Service and will be marketing and delivering Farm Bill conservation programs. 

Working Wetlands Conservation Delivery Coordinator Joins the Team

“We are elated to have Ed joining the IWJV Team and leading the Working Wet Meadows Initiative in SONEC,” said Dave Smith, IWJV Coordinator.

Call for Sagebrush Social Science Projects

Approximately $200,000 has been earmarked for social science grants, and several are expected to be awarded. The deadline for submitting proposals is Nov. 30, 2017. 

Corridor Reconnecting Piece by Piece

The grant funds recently received will address these challenges by building on the work of the two previous NAWCA grant awards.

Keeping Rio Grande Lands Open for People and Wildlife

This land acquisition highlights how Costilla County, connectivity, and conservation go hand-in-hand in the Rio Grande’s headwaters.

Partnership Shines in San Luis Valley

The IWJV recognized a long-standing collaborative effort that has been instrumental in advancing strategic, landscape-scale habitat conservation in an important region.

Digital Storefront Tells Stories of Public Land Sagebrush Partnerships

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.

A Farm Bill for Landowners and Birds

This special 2017 State of the Birds report identifies benefits for agriculture,forestry, and conservation.

 

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