Partnership News and Updates

The IWJV recently presented its prestigious Conservation Policy Champion Award. Learn about the recipient here.
The IWJV recently presented its prestigious Conservation Policy Champion Award. Read about the recipient here.
Here's a great read on how many communities in British Columbia are embracing a watershed approach to water management.
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...


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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 >

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

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SGI SWAT NRCS Quarterly Report: October-December 2013

Additional field capacity support provided by SWAT partner positions across the West has essentially enabled NRCS to double the amount SGI conservation.

Sagebrush Birds and Management Workshops

In these workshops learn about sagebrush bird identification, habitat relationships, how to manage for these habitats and about decision support tools.

Conservation Strategies for the Long-billed Curlew

Long-billed Curlew (curlew) populations have declined throughout much of their range. The species is on the American Bird Conservancy (ABC) Watch List, is a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Bird of Conservation Concern, is a Species of Concern in Canada, and was identified as a Species in Greatest Need of Conservation in the State Wildlife Action Plans of most states in which it breeds.

Where Did the Curlew Go? Study Reports Difference in Migratory Patterns

This recently published paper entitled “Annual migratory patterns of Long-billed Curlews in the American West” includes the results of satellite tracking Long-billed Curlews in their annual migrations.

Colorado Ranch Manager Ray Owens Named Wildlife Landowner of the Year

After the ranch visit, Jewell commended its manager, Ray Owens, for the innovative conservation efforts to promote habitat for sage grouse that led him recently to being named one of two recipients of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s (CPW) 2013 Wildlife Landowner of the Year award.

Sage Steppe Partner Forum, Webinar Series

The forum aims to share knowledge around Greater Sage-grouse, sagebrush habitat, and management across the species's historic range.

WAFWA Chief Financial Officer Job Announcement

The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This position is based at the organization’s office in Boise, Idaho.

Utah State University's Wetland Gazette

This is the first issue of the Wetland Gazette, a newsletter by the Wetland Ecology Lab at Utah State University (USU).

Job Alert: SGI Seeking Range and Wildlife Conservationist in MT

This position provides rangeland technical assistance for the Sage- Grouse Initiative and associated Farm Bill conservation programs to agriculture producers and landowners.


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