sage grouse http://kuer.org en Summit Studies Future of Sage Grouse http://kuer.org/post/summit-studies-future-sage-grouse <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Biologists, environmentalists and government agencies are meeting this week to work on plans to protect the sage grouse. &nbsp;T</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">hey all agree on one goal – preventing the bird from being listed as an endangered species.</span></p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:43:15 +0000 Dan Bammes 42308 at http://kuer.org Summit Studies Future of Sage Grouse Utah Finalizes Sage Grouse Plan http://kuer.org/post/utah-finalizes-sage-grouse-plan <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The state of Utah has released the <a href="http://wildlife.utah.gov/uplandgame/sage-grouse/pdf/greater_sage_grouse_plan.pdf">final version of its plan for protecting the greater sage grouse</a>.&nbsp; The plan designates 11 Sage Grouse Management Areas stretching from Rich County to Kane County and outlines goals for improving existing habitat and protecting the birds from threats such as energy development, predators and wildfire.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:40:25 +0000 Dan Bammes 28305 at http://kuer.org Utah Finalizes Sage Grouse Plan Wild Utah Biologist on Utah Sage Grouse Plan http://kuer.org/post/wild-utah-biologist-utah-sage-grouse-plan <p></p><div>An advisory panel appointed by Governor Gary Herbert is getting ready to recommend a plan for protecting the sage grouse in Utah. &nbsp;Utah and several other states are hoping to avoid having the grouse listed as an endangered species. &nbsp;Biologist Allison Jones with the Wild Utah Project has attended all the group's meetings. &nbsp;She tells KUER's Dan Bammes the plan won't protect every place in the state where the birds are found.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><a href="wildutahproject.org">Wild Utah Project website</a></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 15:17:21 +0000 Dan Bammes 17507 at http://kuer.org Wild Utah Biologist on Utah Sage Grouse Plan FWS Report Sets Guidelines for Protecting Sage Grouse http://kuer.org/post/fws-report-sets-guidelines-protecting-sage-grouse <p>Utah and several other western states are working on plans to protect the sage grouse, with the goal of keeping the birds off the federal endangered species list. &nbsp;Those plans have to be acceptable to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and it's just issued a draft report that could give the states some guidance. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 21:35:38 +0000 Dan Bammes 17219 at http://kuer.org FWS Report Sets Guidelines for Protecting Sage Grouse