Characteristics of Sagebrush Habitats and Limitations to Long-Term Conservation

  title={Characteristics of Sagebrush Habitats and Limitations to Long-Term Conservation},
  author={Richard Miller and Steven T. Knick and David A. Pyke and Cara W. Meinke and Steven E. Hanser and Michael J. Wisdom and Ann L. Hild},
The distribution of sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) within the Sage-Grouse Conservation Area (SGCA, the historical distribution of sage-grouse buffered by 50 km) stretches from British Columbia and Saskatchewan in the north, to northern Arizona and New Mexico in the south, and from the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountains to western South Dakota. The dominant sagebrush (sub)species as well as the composition and proportion of shrubs, grasses, and forbs varies across different… 
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