GROUSE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GROUSE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Images record amazing dance of the sage grouse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58317638-223/grouse-paothong-sage-noppadol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58317638-223/grouse-paothong-sage-noppadol.html.csp">Images record amazing dance of the sage grouse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T07:20:59.16-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 07:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Noppadol Paothong, a wildlife photographer who lives in Missouri, for years trained his lens on majestic animals, charismatic creatures that can fill a viewfinder and command attention. But in 2001, as a newspaper photographer, he got an assignment that changed his career — shoot the spring mating ritual of a bird known as the greater prairie chicken down near Golden City in southwest Missouri. “I never knew something so small could inspire me,” said Paothong, who is now staff photographer with ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317638@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:20:59 MDT Grouse measures defer drilling in much of Wyoming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260687-68/grouse-wyoming-sage-blm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260687-68/grouse-wyoming-sage-blm.html.csp">Grouse measures defer drilling in much of Wyoming</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MEAD GRUVER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T09:10:53.344-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 09:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • The total area of federal oil and gas leases deferred in Wyoming to protect the greater sage grouse — ahead of next year’s expected decision on whether the bird is a threatened or endangered species — substantially exceeds the combined size of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, U.S. Bureau of Land Management figures show. In Wyoming, the 2,864 leases deferred in whole or in part to protect sage grouse cover 3.5 million acres, or 5,500 square miles. They include 40 leas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582606872014-08-05T09:10:53.344-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T09:10:53.344-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260687@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:10:53 MDT Western Pundits: Blessed are the peacemakers ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170082-82/editorial-http-com-www.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170082-82/editorial-http-com-www.html.csp">Western Pundits: Blessed are the peacemakers ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T12:07:03.475-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 12:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A little “Can’t we all just get along” sugar from the editorial writing community today. On the border, among police officers, for the sage grouse, in the Islamic world and — most importantly, of course — at the football stadium. — No more fighting over Ute fight song — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “ ... University President David Pershing made the correct academic call when he ruled recently that the official version of the Ute fight song will see several changes to properly accommodate modern s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58170082@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:07:03 MDT Senate majority could hinge on the sage grouse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58152075-68/bird-grouse-federal-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58152075-68/bird-grouse-federal-government.html.csp">Senate majority could hinge on the sage grouse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS RICCARDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T19:54:01.946-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November. The federal government is considering listing the greater sage grouse as an endangered species next year. Doing so could limit development, energy exploration, hunting and ranching on the 165 million acres of the bird’s habitat across 11 Western states. Apart from the potential economic disruption, which some officials in Western stat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58152075@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 19:54:01 MDT