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Power lines restrict sage grouse movement in Washington

Power lines restrict sage grouse movement in Washington

A male sage grouse displaying during mating season. Credit: Michael Schroeder/Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Transmission lines that funnel power from hydroelectric dams and wind turbines across Eastern Washington affect greater sage grouse habitat by isolating fragile populations and limiting movement, a new study finds. The paper, which looks at how features in the landscape […]