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sage grouse

September 22, 2015
An undated handout provided by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management shows the file photo of a sage grouse. A long-simmering debate in the American West over the imperiled ground-dwelling bird the size of a chicken was headed for climax on September 22, 2015, with the Obama administration expected to unveil a conservation plan lacking Endangered Species Act protections. REUTERS/Bob Wick/BLM/Handout via Reuters/Files
Imperiled sage grouse denied U.S. Endangered Species Act protection
September 22, 2015 - 5:56pm
July 17, 2014
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Photo 
Sage grouse management in North Dakota follows a specific plan developed by a diverse group of participants.
Leier: Sage grouse numbers raise hope, optimism
July 17, 2014 - 1:22am
May 4, 2014
Courtesy Photo by N.D. Game and Fish Department
A strutting male sage grouse puts on quite a show in May 2009 as it displays to attract a mate in southwest North Dakota. Sage grouse numbers have declined to the point where they soon could be listed as an endangered species by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. State Game and Fish Department counters this spring found only 31 males — an all-time low.
Last dance for sage grouse? Annual survey finds continued decline in North Dakota; endangered species listing looms
May 4, 2014 - 12:34am
October 25, 2013
Feds seek threatened status for some sage grouse
October 25, 2013 - 3:44pm
September 12, 2013
FNS Photo by Brad Dokken 
Hunting dogs, such as this young German shorthair, will encounter fewer sharp-tailed grouse this fall in North Dakota, biologists say.
Sharp-tailed grouse, Hungarian partridge and ruffed grouse are down
September 12, 2013 - 12:05am
January 26, 2012
North Dakota Game and Fish Department Courtesy Photo 
Research on North Dakota's sage grouse population is helping biologists develop new management strategies.
Research develops new sage grouse strategies
January 26, 2012 - 12:30am
August 25, 2011
North Dakota Game and Firsh Department Courtesy Photo 
North Dakota is on the edge of sage grouse range, and only the extreme southwestern corner of the state currently supports these large native birds.
No hunting sage grouse in 2011
August 25, 2011 - 12:27am
August 18, 2011
BLM creating sage grouse preservation plan
August 18, 2011 - 12:00am
March 5, 2010
Interior: Grouse listing warranted but precluded
March 5, 2010 - 1:40pm