9-6-2014 Santa Rosa Sage-Grouse Fence Marking


Photo by Brian Beffort

Join Friends of Nevada Wilderness and the U.S. Forest Service as work to help protect sage-grouse.  We will be placing markers on fence to help prevent sage-grouse from flying into it and injuring themselves or worse.  T

Fence collisions by sage-grouse can be widespread and fatal.  According to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), fence marking can reduce sage-grouse strikes by up to 83 percent.  We are planning to mark areas where known sage-grouse strikes have been occurring and where fences are near active leks. 

For more information please contact Renee at renee@nevadawilderness.org or call the at 775-324-7667.

September 05, 2014 at 12:30pm - September 07, 2014
Santa Rosa Mountains-north of Winnemucca
Renee Aldrich · · 775-324-7667

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