Partnership News and Updates

This exciting opportunity is part of a collaborative effort between the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the IWJV to further conservation delivery of NRCS Programs.
What happens when landowners come to a workshop where they talk and conservation professionals listen? 
While not offering much for Montana’s dispirited CRP fans, the 2018 Farm Bill’s other land and water conservation programs will provide tens of millions of dollars to help the state’s prairie region.
The 2019 IWJV Conservation Awards Call for Nominations is open until July 31. Check out the five award categories and nominate someone today!

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

Public Connects to Wetlands through Digital Outreach

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department embarked on a communications effort to help the public connect with Wyoming’s wetland areas

Wyoming Partnership Celebrates More Than A New Year

The North Cottonwood Ranch conservation easement will keep a unique and important agricultural property of the Intermountain West unbroken in perpetuity.  

An Oregon Partnership in Motion, New Video

This video speaks to the value of the partnerships working to enhance conditions on the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and surrounding private lands in Oregon.

#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.

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