USDA is making available $4 million in assistance to help farmers, ranchers and forest landowners provide food sources for honey bees on private lands in six states, including Montana. Honey bees play a critical role in crop production but have suffered significant declines in recent years.
When the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced in 2014 that arctic grayling does not warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the entire community in Montana’s Big Hole Watershed could both breathe a sigh of relief and celebrate its hard work.
Sage Grouse Initiative 2.0 will build on successful public and private conservation efforts made since 2010 to improve sage grouse habitat.
In Montana, sage-grouse habitat in the Centennial Valley has improved with the help of partnerships between private landowners, government agencies and local groups.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s conclusion that the rangeland bird does not warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act signals the success of conservation efforts underway, including the work of ranchers to restore and protect habitat on private lands.
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