Chris Merkord Posted September 16, 2014 Share Posted September 16, 2014 A state plan to prevent the sage grouse from being listed under the Endangered Species Act is being met favorably by politicians and environmentalists in southwest Montana. Gov. Steve Bullock unveiled Tuesday that state's proposal for managing the bird, a species that's pitted environmentalists, landowners and energy companies against each other across the West. Western states are forming plans to sustain the bird in hopes of heading off sweeping federal protections that would come if the species is listed. Read more: http://mtstandard.com/news/local/sage-grouse-plan-something-we-can-live-with/article_85854347-c7c2-5f91-b2ba-34610a33c0f3.html Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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