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Sage Grouse


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What’s good for the bird is good for the herd. NRCS and its partners are working with ranchers to make conservation improvements to their land, benefitting agricultural operations and the at-risk sage-grouse. So far, more than 4.4 million acres of habitat has been restored. Learn more. Click on the interactive map and find out what's
happening in your state or area.