The Greater Sage-grouse Does Not Require Endangered Species Act Protection

Office of the Secretary
Because of an unprecedented effort by dozens of partners across 11 western states, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has determined that the greater sage-grouse does not require protection under the Endangered Species Act.


Make sure to watch the Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Announcement Video and please feel free to share with any interested colleagues.

This exciting news is breaking on social media too! Here are links to some tweets and posts from the Department and the Secretary:

#sagegrouse #wildlifewin


John Blair

Director, Office of Intergovernmental & External Affairs

Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior

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