Sage Sparrow in Wyoming Big Sagebrush, Gunnison Basin, Colorado. Sage sparrows are a sagbrush obligate species in decline.
Mark Salvo, WildEarth Guardians Sagebrush Sea Director wrote a nice piece in New West Politics calling for the Obama administration to protect important lands in the sagebrush sea. The vast sagebrush landscapes of the American West are one the of most imperiled ecosystems on earth. Mark has dedicated much of his career to the ecosystem and makes a compelling argument for protecting the American West. There are some pretty wild comments below the article, so I added my two cents 🙂