Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

By U.S.D.A. 

Money available to restore and protect habitat


Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of $40 million to help ranchers and other partners in 11 western states restore and protect sagebrush habitat for greater sage-grouse on privately-owned land. The Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW) partnership uses seven focus species, including sage grouse, to steer public and private conservation investments that improve struggling landscapes and strengthen agricultural operations.

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) uses the Sage Grouse Initiative to build on the success of $296.5 million invested with farmers...

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