The Greater Sage Grouse habitat is being destroyed by noxious weeds and wildfire. The sage grouse is currently under review to become an endangered species. Burns, Oregon BLM District Biologist, Matt Obradovich explains how sage brush is being destroyed and pushing the sage grouse out or worse leading to its death.
The Buzzard Complex Fire starting in July of 2014 burned a large amount of range land in Oregon. Burns Zone Deputy Fire Management Officer, Dave Toney, along with father and son ranchers,Monte and Mitch Siegner, detail their efforts to fight the fire on the days it gained substantial acreage.