Gunnison Sage Grouse on Endangered Species List, Highly Debated

Gunnison Sage-Grouse

The Gunnison Sage-Grouse is a bird native to southeastern Utah and southeastern Colorado that is officially a threatened species, warranting protection under the Endangered Species Act, Federal Fish and Wildlife Service beginning Wednesday. The bird was initially proposed to FWS for listing back in January 2013, when fewer than 5,000 individuals had remained. However it appears that the … [Read more...]