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Leier: Sage grouse numbers raise hope, optimism

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakota won’t have a sage grouse hunting season in 2014. That news probably doesn’t surprise anyone who pays attention to the state’s outdoor world.
Sage grouse are North Dakota’s largest native upland game bird, found only in the extre…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Feds spend $236M to help landowners protect grouse

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The federal government paid $236 million to landowners in 11 states to preserve sage grouse habitat amid a debate over whether the bird should be listed as an endangered species — potentially hindering energy development and r…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Wildlife service determining whether sage grouse in SD, other western states should be protected

October 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Jason Dearen

SAN FRANCISCO — Federal wildlife officials on Friday proposed to list as threatened populations of greater sage grouse in Nevada and California in an effort to save the struggling species, a decision that promises to pose new cha…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Feds seek threatened status for some sage grouse

October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Jason Dearen
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO — Federal wildlife officials on Friday proposed to list as threatened populations of greater sage grouse in Nevada and California in an effort to save the struggling species, a decision that prom…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Feds seek threatened status for some sage grouse

October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Jason Dearen
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO — Federal wildlife officials on Friday proposed to list as threatened populations of greater sage grouse in Nevada and California in an effort to save the struggling species, a decision that prom…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sharp-tailed grouse, Hungarian partridge and ruffed grouse are down

September 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The good, old days that upland game hunters in North Dakota enjoyed in the mid-2000s are fading into history, if results from the state’s July and August roadside grouse and partridge surveys are any indication.
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ND working to import sage grouse from Montana

July 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Wildlife officials hope to move as many as 60 greater sage grouse from Montana to North Dakota over the next two years to boost a waning population. Continue Reading

No sage grouse hunting in ND for 6th straight year

May 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK For a sixth straight year, North Dakota will not have a sage grouse hunting season because the population of male birds is too small. Continue Reading

Report explains how states can avoid sage grouse protections

August 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

CHEYENNE, Wyo. Conservation groups are welcoming a federal report spelling out how sage grouse should be managed in 11 Western states to avoid new federal protections.
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Sage grouse can be hunted again in 2012

June 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Hunters will be allowed two days this fall to pursue sage grouse again in northwestern South Dakota.
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