Sage Grouse Initiative 2.0, Investment Strategy, FY2015-2018

SGI 2.0 will build on successful public and private conservation efforts made since 2010 to improve sage grouse habitat.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a new four-year strategy that will invest approximately $211 million through 2018 in conservation efforts to benefit the greater sage-grouse.

The strategy, known as Sage Grouse Initiative 2.0, will build on successful public and private conservation efforts made since 2010 to improve sage grouse habitat. The new plan will provide additional assistance for ranchers to make conservation improvements to their land that support the iconic bird, strengthen ranching operations, and bolster the Western way of life.

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