The Latest on MSTI

The latest newsletter on MSTI reveals that the proposed route of a new Northwestern Energy 500 kilovolt electronic transmission line through the Pioneers-Craters landscape has officially been taken off the table. Northwestern Energy’s proposal was a warning shot to all of us who care about maintaining large wildlife populations, working farms and ranches, a diversity of […]

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Sagebrush Steppe Restoration

Here’s an interesting presentation on a sagebrush steppe restoration project at a profitable livestock operation in northern Utah. The Deseret Land & Livestock operation wanted to increase certain populations of wildlife, such as sage grouse and mule deer, and generally improve sagebrush habitat by using a proactive grazing management plan matched with several innovative landscape […]

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Video on Salmon Ranchers Improving Habitat

Life on the Range recently put together this video showcasing what Ranchers have done in Salmon to improve habitat for spawning Steelhead and Salmon. Check it out: [youtube=]

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Pronghorn Migrate from Lower Little Wood to Leadore

Pioneers Alliance partners are wrapping up the second year of a two-year pronghorn migration study. Recently, they recovered GPS collars that record the movements of 14 does between September 2009 and August 2010. Lighthawk and expert pilot Steven Garman helped them find the last collar. Two results stand out when comparing new data with observations […]

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The Pioneers Alliance is a cooperative effort by ranchers, local residents, conservationists and public land managers to conserve and enhance the natural and cultural values of the Pioneer Mountains and Craters of the Moon landscape of south-central Idaho.