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 >

U.S. Habitat Joint Ventures | Plans & Bird Conservation Initiatives | Project Spotlight | Latest News

Passion and Can-Do Attitude: The Spirit Behind State Conservation Partnerships

The IWJV State Conservation Partnership creates a team of motivated people that together “move-the-needle” on landscape conservation.

Tribal Bird Habitat Blossoms in Wyoming Wind River Basin Focus Area

Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Tribes and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service point to a history of partnership that results in efficient and effective conservation.

Saline Lakes: Migratory Bird and Human Connections

Saltwater lakes across the West are crucial habitats for hundreds of thousands of birds but a changing climate and human use of water are threatening these fragile systems.

New Duck Stamp Just Released

This year's duck stamp is a beautiful bird with great prominence in the IWJV region.

Teleconference: Broader Application of Working Lands for Wildlife

This teleconference will explain the exciting expansion of the NRCS’ Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW) program for interested partners, landowners, and NRCS employees.

Introducing: Birdtrust.org

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Land Trust Alliance just released the new Land Trust Bird Conservation Initiative website.

PBS Features Dynamic Working Lands Partnership in Oregon

Oregon PBS recently spent some time in Harney County learning about the incredible conservation collaborations happening there between ranchers and wildlife groups.

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