These Sagebrush Sea species have all been petitioned for listing under the federal Endangered Species Act. All suffer from habitat degradation and loss from human activities on both private and public lands.

Greater Sage Grouse

  Embattled icon of the Sagebrush Sea, the majestic sage grouse suffers from myriad activities on public and private lands in the West. Sage grouse range covers millions of acres in eleven western states.






Gunnison Sage Grouse

  The Gunnison sage grouse is a distinct species that occurs only in small, isolated populations centered around the Gunnison Basin in southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah.



  Mono Basin sage grouse are a genetically distinct subpopulation of greater sage-grouse that occur on the border of California and Nevada.