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In a positive step for conservation the Gunnison Sage-Grouse has been listed as threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Read comments from Amanda Rodewald, the Cornell Lab's conservation science director, and John Fitzpatrick, director of the Lab

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