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.


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The Intermountain West Joint Venture is a diverse partnership of federal, state and nongovernmental agencies. More >

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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 >

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The IWJV conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. More >

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Time-Tested Conservation Model Expanding in Montana

Durable conservation begins and ends with relationships with private landowners where they are the champions for their watersheds and communities.

Large Grant Spurs New Regional Working Lands Conservation Initiative

Partners pulled their priorities and investments together to match Farm Bill funding for a $10 million Regional Conservation Partnership Program grant in Southern Oregon – Northeastern California.

Utah Ranchers Unite Partners for Landscape and Community Conservation

The West Box Elder Coordinated Resource Management Committee represents stakeholders from all walks of life that are working together for dynamic, widespread conservation.

IWJV Releases New Tool for Effective Bird Habitat Management

The web-interface tool known as HABPOPS allows users to explore the effects that habitat management activities could have on birds.

Field Guide to the Birds of the Western Great Basin

Frank Fogarty and Erica Fleishman compiled a field guide and natural history of the breeding birds on the western edge of the Great Basin.

Utah Hiring Farm Bill Biologist

The Farm Bill Biologist works with field office staff and individual agricultural producers to plan and implement habitat management and restoration projects on private lands.

Steve Tessmann Recognized at Wyoming Conservation Partnership Meeting

The IWJV Wyoming conservation partnership met this week in Casper, Wyoming. Read the highlights here.

2016 IWJV Capacity Grant Guidelines Released

The IWJV Capacity Grant Request For Proposals is now open for applications.

New Study: Wet Habitats On Private Lands Critical For Sage Grouse

Islands of green in the sagebrush sea provide vital foraging habitat for growing sage grouse broods. Read about this study here.


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