Gunnison Sage Grouse

Environment & Public Lands
12:04 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Environmental Assessment Issued for Gunnison Sage Grouse Habitat

The Gunnison sage grouse (Centrocercus minimis)
Colorado Parks & Wildlife

  The U-S Fish and Wildlife Service has published a draft environmental assessment on its proposal to designate critical habitat for the Gunnison Sage Grouse in Utah and Colorado.  The Gunnison grouse is a smaller and rarer cousin of the greater sage grouse that lives in most of the states of the Mountain West. 

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Environment & Public Lands
5:31 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Some Utah Lawmakers Ask to Delay Sage Grouse Designation

Credit Courtesy of the Bureau of Land Management

Members of Utah’s Congressional delegation are asking the federal government for more time before it designates the Gunnison sage grouse an endangered species. 

The Gunnison sage grouse is a smaller cousin of the grouse that lives all over the west.  In Utah, it lives only in San Juan County, mostly on private land near Monticello.  There are only about a hundred of them left.

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Environment & Public Lands
5:31 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Some Utah Lawmakers Ask to Delay Sage Grouse Designation

Credit Courtesy of the Bureau of Land Management

Members of Utah’s Congressional delegation are asking the federal government for more time before it designates the Gunnison sage grouse an endangered species. 

The Gunnison sage grouse is a smaller cousin of the grouse that lives all over the west.  In Utah, it lives only in San Juan County, mostly on private land near Monticello.  There are only about a hundred of them left.

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