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LandCAN Conservation Success Stories

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Walking the River

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Fly fishing guide Gary Lang wades in on conservation and his passion for angling


 

A Promising Future For a California Plant Once Believed Extinct

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How a Southern California developer helped save the San Fernando Valley spineflower


 

Where Quail is King

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Preserving Hunting Traditions in South Carolina


 

Restoring Sagebrush Country With Modern Wildfire

Through the Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI), private landowners across Eastern Oregon are volunteering to perform proactive conservation treatments on their rangeland to promote healthy habitat for sage grouse and other wildlife.


 

Local Partners Mimic Beavers to Restore Streams In Wyoming

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A few SGI field conservationist volunteer to help the Wyoming Game and Fish build “beaver dam analogues” for a pilot project on private land


 

Conservation Road Trip – Taking No-Till To The Next Level

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Montana rancher returns cropland to permanent grasses and forbs to provide forage for livestock and sage grouse


 

Idaho Models “3 C’s” - Collaboration, Cooperation, Conservation

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The Idaho Sage Grouse Action Team is a prime example of how neighbors are working together to achieve unprecedented conservation success for people and wildlife across the range.


 

Thomas Brothers Make The Ground Better In Idaho

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Cooperating with USDA, young ranchers improve the land for both sage grouse and cattle


 

Combatting Cheatgrass On Private Ranch Lands In Wyoming Benefits Sage Grouse

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Sage Grouse Initiative enrolled landowner DeWitt Morris is setting an example for how to protect Wyoming’s sagebrush range from the threat of noxious weeds.


 

Sweet Present, Rich Past

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Berry grower embraces conservation and history


 

Two People, One Goal

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Farmer and hunting enthusiast embrace conservation


 

What The Eyes Don’t See, The Heart Doesn’t Feel

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Family owned and operated Reed Ranch builds a legacy beyond livestock


 

Building Blinds, Building Lives

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Disabled veteran crafts accessible hunting blinds


 

Pearl in The Making

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Program bolsters oysters in the Chesapeake


 

The Homeplace Past The Hollow

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Practices preserve farm for future generations


 

A Ripple Effect

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Texas Lawyer transformed part of Prairie Creek into a habitat where river otter, white-tailed deer and other wildlife thrive


 

Bringing back the “Prince of Game Birds”

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Bob Spiering, with the help of the USDA and the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, worked to bring back the bobwhite quail to his farm


 

Artifacts Of Epoch's Past

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Rio Grande trout benefit from private lands conservation


 

A Marriage of Opposites

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Nadya Seal Faith is a conservation biologist with the Santa Barbara Zoo; Luke Faith is a foreman for Seneca Resources Inc., an oil-production company.


 

Tied To The River

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The Davis family signed a conservation easement in September 2017 with the Virginia Outdoors Foundation. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) assisted, helping ensure that 2.3 miles of verdant riverfront land will not be developed. The agreement is proof, too, that conservation and private enterprise can coexist — and even thrive.