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Habitat - Learn More and Become Involved

NEPA requires the disclosure and analysis of the human impact on the natural environment.  That natural environment is often habitat for endangered and threatened and bears the title of "critical habitat".

Habitat is a combination of environmental factors that provides food, water, cover and space that a living thing needs to survive and reproduce. Habitat types include: coastal and estuaries, rivers and streams, lakes and ponds, wetlands, riparian areas, deserts, grasslands and prairies, forests, coral reefs, marine, perennial snow and ice, and urban.

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John Stewart

BLM Issues Guidance for Implementing Greater Sage-Grouse Plans

Milestone Reached in Cooperative Sagebrush Habitat Conservation

WASHINGTON – 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. 

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