- Q&A: What is a sage grouse and why is the bird imperiled? Updated: Sep-22-15 1:08 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The Interior Department said Tuesday it won't propose federal protections for the greater sage grouse, a chicken-sized bird of the sagebrush that ranges from California to the Dakotas.
- Shift in US firefighting prioritizes sage grouse in West Updated: Sep-21-15 1:08 am
RENO, Nevada - Federal agencies deciding how to deploy firefighters during one of the West's worst wildfire seasons are considering a new factor in their deliberations: an imperiled bird that inhabits a vast stretch of sagebrush from California to the Dakotas.
- Feds: Sage grouse face decline if wildfires can't be stopped Updated: Sep-13-15 11:06 am
BOISE, Idaho - If increasingly destructive wildfires in the Great Basin can't be stopped, the sage grouse population will be cut in half over the next three decades, scientists say.