Wild Science: Counting Gunnison sage grouse

In this video, go straight to the breeding grounds of a threatened species.


Wild Science is a High Country News original video series produced by filmmaker Dakin Henderson. The series explores current wildlife research by taking us into the outdoors and behind the scenes with field biologists. In Wild Science, HCN looks at the scientific processes that inform decisions about how to manage public lands and wildlife — decisions that shape the West today.

Photograph of male Gunnison sage grouse on homepage is courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Map of Gunnison sage grouse current and historic range is courtesy the Center for Biological Diversity.