Partnership News and Updates

Americans spent an estimated $156.3 billion on equipment, travel, licenses, and fees to participate in some form of fishing, hunting, or other wildlife-associated recreation in 2016 alone.
A recent study indicates that time invested in reaching out to landowners about conservation programs and encouraging them to accompany habitat monitoring activities on their land is time well spent.
Jim was recently honored by Ducks Unlimited for dedicating his federal career to collaborative conservation.
The Western Regional Office of Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) has an immediate opening for an experienced Regional Biologist.

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

A Collaborative Story of Conservation, Anniversary Report for Sage Grouse

On September 21, 2016 U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper marked the one year anniversary of the historic decision not to list the Greater sage-grouse.

Recipients of the 2016 Rangeland Stewardship Awards Announced

People from around the West were recognized for their excellent land management efforts.

Study on Water-saving Benefits of Flood Irrigation

University of Wyoming researchers recently published an article about how flood-irrigation benefits wildlife in the summer issue of Western Confluence.

New Report: Maintaining Sagebrush-Covered Landscapes Keeps Water on the Land

Removing invading conifer trees improves the health of sagebrush ecosystems, providing better habitat for wildlife and better forage for livestock.

SGI Partnership Exceeds 2.75 million Acres of Sagebrush Conservation

Each quarter, the Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) reports the latest accomplishments from our on-the-ground partner positions in the field, along with our science and communications efforts.

BLM and Joint Venture Adopt Partnership, $5 Million Agreement

The Bureau of Land Management and the IWJV have formalized a partnership effort to help maintain the West’s “sagebrush sea.”

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