NV: Stakeholders Invited to Sage-grouse Summit

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), along with state and
federal partner agencies, will jointly host a stakeholder update
and engagement session on issues related to the conservation and
management of Sage-grouse.  The meeting will be held January 18 at
2 p.m. in Carson City at the Nevada Legislative Building at 401
South Carson Street in room CC1214.

The meeting will be linked via video conference to Elko at Great
Basin College located at 1500 College Parkway, High Tech Center,
Room 121and to Las Vegas at the Grant Sawyer Building on 555 East
Washington Avenue, Room 4412E.

The meeting will provide an overview of the coordinated efforts to
conserve and avoid listing the Bi-state and Greater Sage-grouse
under the Federal Endangered Species Act. Stakeholders will also be
informed of opportunities to engage and provide input to the
Sage-grouse management plans and conservation efforts.

Representatives from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of
Land Management, US Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation
Service and NDOW will present updates and program overviews;
representatives from the Nevada Department of Conservation and
Natural Resources, Nevada Department of Agriculture, and Nevada
State Office of Energy will also be in attendance to field
questions.

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) protects, restores and
manages fish and wildlife, and promotes fishing, hunting, and
boating safety. NDOW’s wildlife and habitat conservation efforts
are primarily funded by sportsmen’s license and conservation fees
and a federal surcharge on hunting and fishing gear. Support
wildlife and habitat conservation in Nevada by purchasing a
hunting, fishing, or combination license. Find us on Facebook,
Twitter or visit us at HYPERLINK “http://www.ndow.org”
www.ndow.org.

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