To implement a process that enhances coordination and communication between community-based adaptive resource management working groups, private, and public partners.
To develop “seamless” plans for designated Utah geographic areas that contribute to the conservation of sage-grouse and other wildlife species that inhabit Utah’s sagebrush-steppe ecosystems and enhance the economic sustainability of local communities.
Extension is a non-regulatory entity.
Extension has strong ties to the local community and economy.
Extension has established solid working relationships with local landowners and agricultural producers.
Todd A. Black. 2014. Video recording of sage-grouse at lek. Filmed during 2013 and 2014 in Rich County Utah.
David Dahlgren, Terry Messmer, and Randy Larsen. Sage-grouse seasonal movements and Utah's SGMAs. Slide presentation.
Sage-grouse research was the special topic of the Fall 2013 issue of Human-Wildlife Interactions Journal. There are nine new research articles.
Messmer, Terry. 2013. Lessons Learned from the Greater Sage-grouse. Challenges and Emerging Opportunities for Agriculture and Rural Communities. Policy Brief for the National Agricultural & Rural Development Policy Center.
The Communicator, April 2014
Sage-grouse Habitat in Utah. A Guide for Landowners and Managers. pdf file
State of Utah Conservation Plan for Greater Sage-grouse. February 2013. Link to Plan
Belton, L. (compiler) 2012. Conservation Programs for Private Lands. Programs and Resources Available in Utah for Implementation of Utah's Wildlife Action Plan. A joint project of: Utah State University Wildlife Extension Community?Based Conservation Program, Utah’s Department of Natural Resources: Endangered Species Mitigation Fund, Utah’s Division of Wildlife Resources: Utah’s State Wildlife Action Plan, Quinney Professorship for Wildlife Conflict Management, and Jack H. Berryman Institute.
Got Sage-grouse? Need Habitat?
Accomplishment Report, Utah's Adaptive Resources Management Greater Sage-grouse Local Working Groups, 2012.
Anthro Mountain Grazing preliminary Project Report
Utah State University Extension
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