Greater Sage Grouse

Thanks to 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.

Secretary Jewell
An epic conservation effort has led to a huge wildlife win -- the greater sage grouse does not require Endangered Species Act protection.
Sage brush landscape
The greater sage grouse -- a charismatic rangeland bird found in western states -- is making big headlines all over the country. Here are the top five things you should know about the sage grouse (and why you should care).
Map of much of the U.S. -- not the East
Fact sheets for California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah, South Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming.
Sage grouse among sage brush
More on the sage grouse, from the bureaus of the U.S. Department of the Interior and elsewhere.