BLM Focuses Fire Program on Protecting Sage-Grouse

The Agency is making SG habitat conservation a focus in its hazardous fuels program.

The federal Bureau of Land Management announced Friday that it is making sage grouse habitat protection a high natural resource priority, focusing its hazardous fuels program on areas where fire management for sage-grouse habitat protection is most critical.

The BLM said it was doing so "as an integral part of its collaborative efforts with the states and other federal agencies to conserve sage grouse habitat and that of more than 350 other wildlife species including mule deer and pronghorn antelope who share habitat."

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