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Download Montana NRCS SGI 2 Strategy

Download the Montana NRCS SGI 2.0 Strategy (PDF; 1.6 MB)

NRCS is offering the Sage Grouse Initiative to help private landowners improve and enhance sage-grouse habitat and the sustainability of working ranches and farms in the western United States. NRCS Farm Bill conservation programs, including the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) are helping ranchers improve habitat for the sage-grouse.

Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) Web site
Montana Sage Grouse Initiative 2.0 Strategy
NEW February 2016
Montana Sage Grouse Initiative Habitat Designations Map 2016 (PDF; 428 KB)
Greater Sage Grouse Field Indicator Guide

Greater Sage Grouse and Good Grazing Management
The Greater Sage-Grouse and Grazing Management Web page offers additional information including the following:

  • Common Questions About Sage-Grouse
  • Sage-Grouse Publications, Guides, and Articles
  • Sage-Grouse Web Sites
  • Technical and Financial Assistance for Responsible Rangeland Management in Sage-Grouse Range

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Kyle Tackett
Acting Sage Grouse Coordinator
Phone: 406-683-3803
Email: Kyle Tackett