Friday, September 2, 2016

USA: Government Agency Clarifies Protection for Greater Sage-Grouse

BLM Issues Guidance for Implementing Greater Sage-Grouse Plans (News Release)

Bird habitat in western US coincides with many geothermal energy areas

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today moved forward on its collaborative effort to conserve Greater Sage-Grouse and its habitat by issuing Instruction Memorandums (IMs) that clarify how aspects of the BLM’s land use plans will be implemented. These seven IMs relate to oil and gas leasing and development, grazing, and the collection and use of land management data.

The full text of each IM is available at in the Documents and Resources section. Detailed questions and answers on the IMs are available here.