Partnership News and Updates

The 2017 IWJV Conservation Awards Call for Nominations is open until June 30. Check out our new Conservation Partner Award categories.
Conserving habitats on working agricultural lands is crucial to sustaining healthy populations of ducks and geese.
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!
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.

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 >

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Six Big Achievements Through the SONEC Working Wet Meadows Initiative

By working with incredible conservation partners, we have accomplished significant, science-based successes through the Working Wet Meadows Initiative and will continue to do so for years to come.

Along the Rio Grande, Farms are the Future for Wetland Birds

In New Mexico’s Middle Rio Grande, conservation partners look at farmland owners as allies. They are a major part of the big-picture perspective that wetland conservationists have in this bottleneck in the Central Flyway.

Large Conservation Granting Programs Nearing Application Deadlines

Numerous, large conservation granting programs have deadlines in the next two months. Find out the deadlines and brief details for these programs here.

Celebrating 100 Years of Migratory Bird Conservation, an Intermountain West Wetland Feature

To honor the Migratory Bird Treaty, this year’s Wetlands Working Group highlighted wetlands of international importance across North America.

A Collaborative Story of Conservation, Anniversary Report for Sage Grouse

On September 21, 2016 U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper marked the one year anniversary of the historic decision not to list the Greater sage-grouse.

Recipients of the 2016 Rangeland Stewardship Awards Announced

People from around the West were recognized for their excellent land management efforts.

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