Partnership News and Updates

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The positions will provide technical assistance to the Natural Resources Conservation Service and will be marketing and delivering Farm Bill conservation programs. 
“We are elated to have Ed joining the IWJV Team and leading the Working Wet Meadows Initiative in SONEC,” said Dave Smith, IWJV Coordinator.
Approximately $200,000 has been earmarked for social science grants, and several are expected to be awarded. The deadline for submitting proposals is Nov. 30, 2017. 


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

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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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North America United by its Birds to Secure Vital Habitats

The North American Bird Conservation Initiative published today The State of North America’s Birds 2016, the first comprehensive report assessing the conservation status of all bird species that occur in Canada, the continental United States and Mexico.

Job Alert! Wetland Wildlife Conservation Delivery Biologist

This position is part of a collaborative effort to further conservation delivery of NRCS Conservation Implementation Strategies and other working lands conservation programs in southeast Oregon.

Wetland Conservation Funding in Colorado

The Colorado Wetlands for Wildlife Program is a voluntary, collaborative, and incentive-based program to restore, enhance and create wetlands and riparian areas in Colorado.

National Parks Centennial Celebration Program

The National Parks Centennial provides an exciting opportunity to highlight the importance of National Parks to California wildlands, strengthen and build diverse constituencies for National Parks, and demonstrate the value of public lands. Check out this grant!

Miss the HABPOPS Webinar? Find the Recording Here!

Just in case you missed the webinar Dan Casey presented on the new HABPOPS tool for landbird conservation planning, you're in luck, it was recorded!

USDA Unveils Three-Year Conservation Strategy for Lesser Prairie-Chicken

The USDA today announced the strategy that will guide the voluntary restoration of 500,000 acres of habitat for the lesser prairie-chicken, an iconic grassland bird of the southern Great Plains.

Job Alert! National Fish and Wildlife Org Seeking Campaign Manager

The Blue Ribbon Panel Campaign Manager manages and coordinates the Blue Ribbon Panel (BRP) on Sustaining America’s Diverse Fish and Wildlife Resources campaign through its completion and is accountable for the campaign’s performance.

E&E News Spotlights O’Toole Family for Outstanding Conservation Ethic

Pat and Sharon O’Toole make their living by ranching on the sagebrush sea along the Wyoming-Colorado border. They raise sheep and cattle, sage grouse and trout, as well as children and grandchildren on their Ladder Ranch.

Conservation Champions Honored at 81st Natural Resources Conference

IWJV Coordinator Dave Smith was recognized due to his leadership and the Joint Venture’s involvement in delivering bird habitat conservation efforts across an 11-state region.


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