Nine other Western States Still Not Out of the Woods
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) ruled today that the Bi-State population of greater sage-grouse, found in Nevada and California, does not require the protection of the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

Photo by Greg Albrechtsen, Sage Grouse Initiative

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared the Bi-State population of greater sage-grouse a Distinct Population Segment (DPS) under the ESA in 2010 because genetic analysis shows it has been separated from other greater sage-grouse ...


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