Harris Sherman http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en NRCS offers protections to sage grouse-friendly farming and ranching operations http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/nrcs-offers-protections-sage-grouse-friendly-farming-and-ranching-operations <p>The Natural Resources Conservation Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are offering a new incentive to get farmers and ranchers to protectcertain species – including sage grouse – on their properties.</p><p>Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Harris Sherman says they want ranchers to do things like shifting their grazing patterns, in order to preserve sage grouse habitat. If a rancher signs on, he or she would get certain protections, if sage grouse end up on the Endangered Species List.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 14:46:36 +0000 Willow Belden 31141 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org NRCS offers protections to sage grouse-friendly farming and ranching operations