Latest Shrubs News

Review: Loneliness and hope both eternal in 'A Love Song'

Jul. 26, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

The first shots of “A Love Song” are a signal for the rest of the film — stubborn flowers and shrubs pushing through dry, stony earth in southwest Colorado. They're rough beauties, been through a lot, and yet are still captivating in their rawness. Max Walker-Silverman’s film...

US to spend $9 million to bolster sagebrush ecosystems

Jun. 16, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

OROFINO, Idaho (AP) — Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Thursday announced $9 million for 40 projects in Idaho and seven other Western states for sagebrush ecosystems to combat invasive species and wildfire, reduce the spread of juniper trees and promote community and economic stability. ...

Nonprofit sues US to protect shrub in northeastern Caribbean

Jun. 14, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on Tuesday, accusing it of not protecting an endangered shrub once thought to be extinct that grows in some areas of the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. The shrub known as...

Methow Valley land in Washington returned to Colville Tribes

May. 29, 2022 10:11 AM EDT

More than a century after the United States government took most of their land, the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington state are getting small chunks of it back. The nonprofit Methow Conservancy handed over the deed to 328 acres of forest, sagebrush, and...

A new Oregon mining boom could be a bust for sage grouse

May. 14, 2022 09:15 AM EDT

McDermitt, Ore. (AP) — Katie Fite crouched behind some waist-high sagebrush, and her dog Bell nestled in the plant’s cozy cavity to shield from howling winds. It was the first Saturday in April, peak mating season for sage grouse on a remote stretch of the Oregon-Nevada border....