federal, and non-profit organizations plan to sign a cooperative Memorandum of
Understanding (MOU) for proactive sagebrush conservation and restoration across
Nevada and the Bi-State area along the California/Nevada border.
purpose of this MOU is to provide a collaborative framework to accomplish
common goals related to the restoration, enhancement, and conservation of
partnership is modeled on the highly successful Burley Project in Idaho and
will allow Nevada partners to cooperatively pool resources across the state,”
says Pheasants Forever SGI Field Capacity Coordinator Michael Brown.
primary components to this partnership and MOU are to: control invading
conifers in mutually agreed upon priority watersheds; implement practices
across landownerships designed to reduce the risk of fire and invasive species
in the Great Basin Region; and restore and enhance wet meadow habitats in
mutually agreed upon priority watersheds across state, federal, and private
property to accelerate sagebrush ecosystem conservation.
non-profit groups and agencies include: Pheasants Forever; NRCS-Nevada;
BLM-Nevada; U.S Fish and Wildlife Service; Nevada Department of Wildlife; the Humboldt-Toiyabe
National Forest; and the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
MOU signing will occur October 19, 2018 in Reno, Nevada.