White sage is abundant in its local habitat as a keystone species of its plant community, but that habitat is under threat due to development and it is fragile, apparent by the many endangered and threatened species that rely on its habitat.
Greater sage-grouse are adversely affected by energy development and infrastructure, even when mitigative measures are implemented. The species is affected by direct habitat loss , fragmentation of important seasonal habitats by roads, pipelines and power lines, and human and vehicle-related disturbance.
Where do sagebrush communities support greater sage grouse?
Sagebrush communities supporting greater sage-grouse include silver sagebrush and fringed sagebrush ( A. frigida ). Their historic range spanned 16 American states and Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan in Canada. Between 1988 and 2012, the Canadian population declined by 98%.
A query we ran across in our research was “Where do greater sage-grouse live?”.
We should dig in! greater Sage-Grouse live only on the sagebrush steppe of western North America, and they use several types of sagebrush habitat in different parts of the year.
Another common query is “Where do sage grouse live?”.
The sage grouse is found only in North America This animal is found only in North America , and it’s quickly on its way to extinction. Back in 2010, the sage grouse became a candidate for protection as an endangered species.
You could be asking “What is the climate of sage grouse habitat?”
One answer is, sage grouse inhabit large, intact and mostly treeless landscapes with sagebrush, native bunchgrasses, wildflowers and wet meadows. These big areas are called sagebrush-steppe or sagebrush shrublands. The climate is semi-arid , with cold winters and hot summers.
One common answer is, the greater sage-grouse ( Centrocercus urophasianus ) is the largest grouse (a bird species) in North America. Its range is sagebrushcountry in the western United States and southern Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada.
Is it legal to harvest white sage on public land?
In some cases permits are given on public lands for commercial harvest of economically valued plants, but in the case of white sage no such permit exists. The only way this would be legal is if harvesting took place on private land with permission.
So, was white sage harvested by undocumented immigrants?
We learned This came about when four undocumented individuals were arrested with over 400 pounds of white sage harvested from the preserve .
How do I buy white sage?
A first step for a buyer or consumer is to ask to see a permit . White sage is abundant in its local habitat as a keystone species of its plant community, but that habitat is under threat due to development and it is fragile, apparent by the many endangered and threatened species that rely on its habitat.