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Bi-State Sage Grouse Not Warranted

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015

Bi-State Sage Grouse Not Warranted

On this week’s podcast, Edwin and Teresa sit down with Shawn Espinosa, NDOW’s upland game biologist responsible for the sage grouse program. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell recently announced that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has found that the Bi-State Sage Grouse population is not in need of protection under the Endangered Species Act. This announcement is welcome news...

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Sage Grouse in Nevada

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015

Sage Grouse in Nevada

This week on Nevada Wild, Edwin and Teresa talk to NDOW biologist Shawn Espinosa about Sage Grouse issues. First and foremost, is the possible endangered species listing of the bird, but secondly Shawn will talk about how the bird is managed in the state. The Sage Grouse is a big issue in the West, and Shawn is considered a national expert on the issue. For the second half of the show, Edwin and...

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Seeding Project Aims to Jumpstart Crucial Habitat

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014

Seeding Project Aims to Jumpstart Crucial Habitat

O n a cold and windy morning in November, 45 men and women took to the hills in the Bodie Hills to plant as many sagebrush seedlings as they could in a two-day span. Besides the cold, the work itself was physically demanding as each seedling had to be planted by hand. What makes this story even more interesting is the fact that many of the people on those hills volunteered to be there....

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