New Independent Report Finds Grouse Conservation Will Benefit Local Economies
A new report by ECONorthwest shows that the sagebrush ecosystem, which supports the Greater Sage-grouse and hundreds of other wildlife species, generates hundreds of millions of dollars in Western state economies as a result of recreational opportunities offered by those lands. Across the American West, the sagebrush ecosystem powers the outdoor recreation industry to the tune of $1,055,274,000.
One hundred years after the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon, the nation’s top bird scientists from conservation groups and agencies have come together again to publish the fifth State of the Birds report.
Audubon Rockies Community Naturalist Education Program will bring our Nationally recognized, award winning education programs to your classroom, have us organize a teacher workshop for PTSB credit, or use our free resources, like our teacher trunks and our new Sagebrush and Energy in Wyoming Flyers!