Resources: Factsheet

This concise and strategic fact sheet created by the Joint Venture CEO Team details the responsibilities and value of Migratory Bird Joint Ventures. Read this to learn about what Joint Ventures can provide, their history of success, and where each...
Migratory Bird Joint Ventures are cooperative, regional partnerships that conserve habitat for the benefit of birds, other wildlife, and people. Joint Ventures share a vision of a North American landscape where people work together to help birds...
Joint Ventures work together to build a healthy world for birds, other wildlife, and people. Check out our 2015 fact sheet.
These postcards are a fresh approach to the IWJV brochure. The purpose is to implement our communications goal #1: strategically broaden and strengthen public-private partnership for bird habitat conservation in the Intermountain West. The postcards...
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs in Idaho. The IWJV has played a direct role in bringing over $13 million of federal funding into Idaho’s 2nd...
The IWJV partnership has conserved over 1.27 million acres in the Intermountain West during its 19-year history. With a base allocation from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the IWJV has leveraged funding at a ratio of 35:1, delivering...
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. Our approach to landscape-scale conservation benefits working lands and communities in Idaho.
Check out the below Congressional Outreach Fact Sheet for Idaho. For high resolution PDFs, contact Hannah Ryan, hannah.ryan@iwjv.org.
Please view the below fact sheets that detail IWJV's priorities and projects each year.
Over the last 25 years, Migratory Bird Joint Ventures have become widely accepted as the model for cooperative conservation. Since the North American Waterfowl Management Plan called for their establishement in 1986, Migratory Bird Joint Ventures...
Three Joint Ventures (JVs) conserve habitat for priority bird species, other wildlife, and people in Montana. The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV), Prairie Pothole Joint Venture (PPJV), and Northern Great Plains Joint Venture (NGPJV) cover...
The IWJV partnership has conserved over 1.27 million acres in the Intermountain West during its 19-year history. With a base allocation from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the IWJV has leveraged funding at a ratio of 35:1, delivering...
Three Joint Ventures (JVs) conserve habitat for priority bird species, other wildlife, and people in Montana. The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV), Prairie Pothole Joint Venture (PPJV), and Northern Great Plains Joint Venture (NGPJV) cover...
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. Our creative approach to landscape-scale conservation leverages public and private funds to benefit the...
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. Our approach to conservation leverages public and private funds to benefit working lands and communities in...
The Sagebrush Rangeland Partnership is scaling up public lands conservation using the successful voluntary private lands conservation model pioneered by the Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI), which is led by the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation...
The IWJV views Partners for Conservation as a critical organization to collaborate with and support due to their important role and relationship with private landowners and partners interested in enhancing communication and collaboration in working...
The sage-steppe ecosystem found in the Great Basin is an ecosystem in decline; some would say trending towards collapse. Recently, the sage-steppe was recognized as one of the most imperiled ecosystems in America. The primary threat to this rich and...
This guide is written for anyone interested in learning more about sagebrush species and habitats. The introduction provides descriptions of some of the remarkably diverse sagebrush sagebrush communities in western North America. The purpose of the...
The Sage Grouse Initiative publishes a series called Science to Solutions that helps break-down some of the ground-breaking science around sage grouse and sage habitat conservation.                    
Wyoming supports nearly 40% of the world’s sage-grouse population, yet much of the state’s sagebrush habitat is undergoing rapid transformation for energy and residential development. In 2008, the state enacted a proactive “core area” strategy to...
The Sage Grouse Initiative has released the 4th in its series, “Science to Solutions.”  The purpose of all SGI science is to increase the effectiveness of on-the-ground conservation for sage grouse.  The latest in the series is  Private Lands Vital...
“The benefits to our highly-prized mule deer of the west demonstrates that the Sage Grouse Initiative is restoring an ecosystem harboring 350 other species,” said Tim Griffiths, SGI national coordinator for the Natural Resources Conservation Service...
Targeting Early Phase Conifer Removal Key to Restoring Sage Grouse Habitat April 9, 2014 (Missoula, Montana) - Removing junipers and other conifers that are early invaders of sagebrush-steppe is less costly, and much more likely to be effective,...
A new strategy helps land managers reduce impacts from two of the most daunting challenges facing sage grouse: the threat of large-scale wildfires and invasion of exotic annual grasses like cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L.) that can transform large...
Check out this infographic to learn about six key ingredients for proactive conservation learned from the Sage Grouse Initiative and application for wildlife conservation anywhere…
Southern Oregon Northeastern California (SONEC) is a priority landscape that is continentally significant for migratory birds and is an important agricultural region for livestock production on working lands. Attached below are fact sheets developed...
To address Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) At-Risk Species Habitat and Water Quantity/Drought Resource Concerns, the SONEC Working Wet Meadows Initiative (WWMI) Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project, led by the...
The Southern Oregon-Northeastern California (SONEC) landscape is a unique region that has been identified as a continentally important migration and breeding area for birds moving along the Pacific Flyway. Comprised of eight counties across Oregon,...
What's so important about the drab little Southwestern Willow Flycatcher? Why worry about its continued existence? Because this species is a prime, critical indicator of the health of Southwestern riparian ecosystems (riparian meaning waterside...
Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) are applied conservation science partnerships with two main functions. The first is to provide the science and technical expertise needed to support conservation planning at landscape scales – beyond the...
The Bear River Watershed: Opportunities Abound for Collaborative, Landscape-Scale Conservation. The Bear River is receiving plenty of attention by conservationists lately, and for good reason. A unique conservation opportunity exists here – one that...
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. Our approach to landscape-scale conservation benefits working lands and communities in Utah.
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. Our approach to conservation leverages public and private funds to benefit working lands and communities in...
The IWJV partnership has conserved over 1.27 million acres in the Intermountain West during its 19-year history. With a base allocation from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the IWJV has leveraged funding at a ratio of 35:1, delivering...
Bringing Together Partners to Conserve Treasures of Wyoming. The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs in Wyoming. The IWJV is supporting partnership-...
The IWJV partnership has conserved over 1.27 million acres in the Intermountain West during its 19-year history. With a base allocation from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the IWJV has leveraged funding at a ratio of 35:1, delivering...
The Wyoming Bird Habitat Conservation Partnership (WBHCP) is a group of private, government, and nonprofit organizations affiliated under the Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) and the Northern Great Plains Joint Venture (NGPJV). The...