Sage-grouse summit to examine conservation efforts
January 12, 2012
Issues related to the conservation and management of sage grouse will be addressed at a Nevada Department of Wildlife meeting 2 p.m. Wednesday in Carson City at the Nevada Legislative Building at 401 South Carson St. in room CC1214.
The meeting will provide an overview of the efforts to conserve and avoid listing the bi-state and greater sage-grouse under the Federal Endangered Species Act. Information about opportunities to engage and provide input to the sage-grouse management plans and conservation efforts will also be provided.
Representatives from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service and NDOW will present updates and program overviews; representatives from the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Nevada Department of Agriculture, and Nevada State Office of Energy will also be in attendance to field questions.
NDOW protects, restores and manages fish and wildlife, and promotes fishing, hunting, and boating safety. For more information, go to http://www.ndow.org.