Report on Conservation Efforts in Response to Threats to Greater Sage-grouse in Washington
 
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Report on Conservation Efforts in Response to Threats to Greater Sage-grouse in Washington

Category: Threatened and Endangered Species

Date Published: June 02, 2014

Number of Pages: 28

Author(s): Colleen M. Stinson

DESCRIPTION:

Washington State is addressing the threats to the viability of sage-grouse listed in the Conservation Objective Team (COT) report (2013) through the conservation efforts discussed in this report. 

Threats

  • Loss or degradation of Priority Areas for Conservation (PACs)
  • Fire
  • Non-native plant species – weeds/annual grasses
  • Energy Development
  • Sagebrush removal/elimination
  • Grazing
  • Range Management Structures
  • Free-Roaming Horses
  • Pinyon-Juniper Expansion
  • Agricultural Conversion
  • Mining
  • Recreation and Military Training
  • Ex-urban Development/Urbanization
  • Infrastructure
  • Fences

Suggested Citation:
Stinson, C. M. 2014. Report on Conservation Efforts in Response to Threats to Greater Sage-grouse in Washington: An evaluation of Washington State’s efforts to address threats to the viability of Sage-grouse listed in the Conservation Objective Team (COT) report (USFWS 2013). Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, Washington. 26 pp.