Greater sage grouse are spiky-tailed, ground-dwelling birds about the size of chickens, and while they once numbered in the millions, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service now estimates the population at 200,000 to 500,000.
By Dan Elliott, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Interior Department on Monday unveiled a plan to protect the threatened sage grouse that gives Western states where the bird lives flexibility for economic development. Miners, ranchers and some Western governors had argued Obama-era policies jeopardized logging…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
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