News and Information

The BLM's National Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Strategy is being developed.  As work continues over the next years, related news releases and other information can be found on this page. 

News Releases

Secretary Jewell Launches Comprehensive Strategy to Protect and Restore Sagebrush Lands Threatened by Rangeland Fire

Statement by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on the Sage-Grouse Rider in the FY15 Omnibus Bill

Secretary Jewell Tours Sagebrush Habitat Restoration Efforts in Idaho

Secretary Jewell, BLM Deputy Director Ellis Tour Innovative Sagebrush Conservation Efforts Underway in Oregon

Bureau of Land Management Fire Program to Focus on Sage-Grouse Conservation

BLM Finalizes Lander Resource Management Plan that Provides for Energy Development, and Protections for Wildlife, Cultural and Natural Resources (6/26/14)

BLM and Forest Service Release Draft Wyoming Sage-Grouse Management Land Use Plan Amendment/Draft Environmental Impact Statement 

BLM releases draft sge-grouse EIS

Nevada press release: BLM and Forest Service release draft Nevada and Northeastern California Sub-regional Sage-grouse EIS

BLM Releases Draft Idaho and Southwestern Montana Sub-Regional Greater Sage-Grouse Land Use Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement

Draft Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Environmental Analysis Available for Public Comment

BLM draft N.D. sage grouse plan amendment released

BLM and USFS release draft Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-Grouse EIS

BLM Issues Supplement to the Draft Bighorn Basin RMP

Buffalo Field Office Announces Availability of Draft RMP/EIS for Public Review

BLM Releases South Dakota Draft Management Plan for Public Review

New Report Compiles Variety of Sage-Grouse Data (5/3/13)

BLM Releases Billings and Pompeys Pillar National Monument Draft Management Plan for Public Review (3/29/13)

BLM Releases HiLine Draft Management Plan for Public Review (3/21/13)

BLM Releases Miles City Draft Management Plan for Public Review (03/07/13)

BLM Releases Lander Proposed RMP and Final EIS (02/22/13)

National Forests Added and Comment Period Formally Extended on Planning for Sage-Grouse Conservation Measures (02/09/12) 

Comment Period for Greater Sage-Grouse Scoping Extended by BLM and Forest Service (02/07/12)

BLM Issues Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Guidance (12/27/11)

Federal Agencies Announce Initial Step to Incorporate Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Measures into Land Management Plans (12/08/11)

BLM Announces Strategy to Conserve Sage-Grouse and Protect Habitat (07/21/11)



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Planning Strategy Boundaries Map

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Greater Sage-grouse Breeding Densities Map

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The BLM and Sage-grouse
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