Partnership News and Updates

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.
Apply now for a North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) Grant!
This special 2017 State of the Birds report identifies benefits for agriculture,forestry, and conservation.  
The SONEC Working Wetlands Conservation Delivery Coordinator position serves to support strategic, partner-driven conservation of working wet meadows in Southern Oregon-Northeastern California.

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

Grant Cap Raised to $100,000 for Wetland Conservation

Here’s some exciting news for conservation funding! The North American Wetlands Conservation Act Council recently decided to raise the Small Grants cap to $100,000.

Scientific Research Shows How To Reduce The Risk Of Crop Cultivation To Protect Sage Grouse

A new research paper compiles research on sage grouse mating leks with data showing the landscapes most at-risk for conversion to cropland.

Power Company Donation Helps Sage Grouse Habitat

Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power are continuing their partnership with the Sage Grouse Initiative by donating $20,000 to help conserve Greater Sage Grouse habitat.

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.

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