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Download 2017 Sage Grouse Report Montana

Download the 2017 Sage Grouse Report Montana (PDF; 2 MB)

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.

2017 Sage Grouse Report Montana (PDF; 2 MB) NEW
Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) Website
Montana Sage Grouse Initiative 2.0 Strategy
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
Resource Conservationist for Initiatives
Phone: 406-925-2865
Email: Kyle Tackett