Workshop to discuss sage grouse habitat restoration |

Workshop to discuss sage grouse habitat restoration

A sage grouse habitat restoration workshop is Wednesday and Thursday, March 26-27, in Casper hosted by the Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center (WRRC) at the University of Wyoming.

“This workshop features researchers, practitioners, consultants, wildlife experts, agency folks, and ranchers discussing methods and actions to improve or restore sage grouse habitat in Wyoming,” said Calvin Strom, research scientist in the WRRC at theUniversity of Wyoming.

Sessions are at Casper College in the McMurry Career Studies Building, room 160. Presenters from the UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Wyoming Game and Fish, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Bureau of Land Management, PH Livestock, Cloud Peak Energy and private consulting firms will speak on a variety of topics.

Registration begins 8 a.m. Wednesday, and presentations are 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. They include soil science and habitat restoration, weed control, sagebrush reestablishment, grazing management and monitoring.

Thursday’s sessions are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Subjects include habitat requirements, privatelyowned lands, techniques and approaches to management and statewide sage grouse conservation activities.

A $20 registration fee is required and includes lunches. Registration is requested by Monday, March 24. For more information or to register, contact Strom at 307-766-5432 or

–UW Extension