Partnership News and Updates

Its conspicuousness makes the Long-billed Curlew easier to study than many other grassland birds, and research has revealed an interesting connection between curlews and working lands.
The President’s Award recognizes innovation, leadership, stewardship and/or dedication involving fish and wildlife resources in the West.
The Water 4 Initiative Coordinator position serves to lead the conservation of working wetlands and water through a new IWJV initiative.
Whet your appetite for conservation by checking out the Montana Conservation Menu’s satisfying selection of conservation resources!

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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Job Alert! Seeking a Wetland Wildlife Conservation Delivery Biologist

This position will be administered by the IWJV and key funding partners and will be an employee of the Harney Soil & Water Conservation District

Cornell Small Grants Program for Land Trusts

This grants program supports land trusts in prioritizing lands for bird conservation, developing and implementing bird monitoring projects, and managing habitats, among other elements.

For the Love of Sage: Communicating for an Ecosystem

Join the charge to promote the broader understanding and engagement of all Americans in sagebrush country conservation.

The Mutual Conservation of Birds, Herds, and Water

Complementary resource concerns call for working collaboratively with water agencies and the agricultural community to sustain priority bird populations for the future.

The IWJV Welcomes a New Working Wetlands Conservation Delivery Coordinator

Ranching and conservation communities to benefit from new contact in the Southern Oregon-Northeastern California region.

New Video! Farms are the Future in New Mexico

In New Mexico’s Middle Rio Grande, conservation partners look at farmland owners as allies. Watch this video!

Live Broadcast: Latest Reveals on Cutting the Right Trees to Save Bird & Herd

This cutting-edge research will be presented at a symposium on January 31, 8am to 5pm Mountain Time. You can participate!

Science to Solutions: Conifer Removal Boosts Nest Success

Taken together, these studies show that landscape-level conifer removal can effectively increase habitat availability and boost success for sage grouse.

Ducks with Nose Rings Help Researchers Learn About Wetlands

Researchers are conducting a long-term demographic study of female lesser scaup by applying nasal markers that allow the ducks to be easily identified at a distance.

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