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Shake Your Tail Feathers | View Greater Sage Grouse Dance

02/25/2013 05:13PM ● By Grant Johnson

Conservation Colorado presents Sage Grouse Tours - We've teamed up again this year with our partners to offer Greater Sage Grouse viewing tours.

Join us for a Sagebrush Safari!

What: Greater Sage Grouse Viewing Tours

When: Several dates between March 18th – April 7th

Where: Departing from Craig, Colorado at 4:30am


Space is limited! Reserve your seat NOW


The tours offer an opportunity to view imperiled Greater Sage Grouse strutting their stuff to attract mates.


In 2010, The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that the Greater sage grouse was a candidate for Endangered Species Act protection. Over the past century, sage grouse populations have declined up to 98% across their native range. Habitat disturbing activities such as oil and gas development, wildfire, invasive species infestations and the like have pushed the bird to the brink of extinction.  

Today, Moffat County’s large, unfragmented blocks of sagebrush is home to over two-thirds of Colorado’s population. While the future of this western icon seems to be in doubt, there are still opportunities to see it and one of the wild’s most spectacular mating displays.  

Don't miss out! Visit our Sage Grouse event page to learn more and register today!

Brought to you with support from the Wilderness Society, Rocky Mountain Wild, Colorado Parks & Wildlife.

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