A Project to Improve Sage-grouse Habitat in Idaho is also Reducing Wildfire Risk

June 23, 2022 5:14 pm

Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/blog-post/thumbnail-images/greater-sage-grouse-sd-2011-by-steve-fairbairn-fws-sm.jpg?itok=W7sSG4wI

A robust collaboration among federal, state, and local agencies in Idaho is working toward shared conservation stewardship of sagebrush habitat on 1.67 million acres. This project is not only creating a more resilient landscape, promoting plant diversity, and benefiting species like sage-grouse, it is also reducing the risk of severe wildfires. And the work is accelerating with additional funding provided through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

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