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Sage Grouse


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Did you hear? The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided in mid-April not to list the Bi-State sage-grouse, a geographically distinct population of the bird in California and Nevada. Learn more about ranchers who are voluntarily helping sage grouse and why the bird wasn’t listed.

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