It is generally accepted that the Blackfoot people are the ones who created the Chicken Dance, which originated from the Prairie Chicken
Society, one of their sacred societies.
The first bird we flushed was a prairie chicken
, which we both let go, thinking at first it was a hen pheasant.
In March 2014, the Obama administration updated the status of lesser prairie chicken
and put it under the threatened category, a step below the endangered category.
Instead, Fran laid the foundation for the field of raptor research and her work with prairie chickens
led the conservation efforts that prevented the extinction of the greater prairie chicken
(Tympanuchus cupido) in Wisconsin.
The program provides 15 million acres that are beneficial to pollinators, and hundreds of thousands of acres of wildlife habitat that has resurrected waterfowl and gamebird populations, like pheasants, quail and prairie chicken
RiverBank Conservation, LLC said it has secured formal approval of the first and only permanent mitigation property in West Texas under the requirements of the USFWS Lesser Prairie Chicken
(LPC) Conservation Guidance, in conjunction with Tomahawk Conservation Bank, a partnership with two private ranching families in Yoakum County, Texas that totals 2,740 acres.
The prairie chicken
in Wisconsin: highlights of a 22-year study of counts, behavior, movements, turnover and habitat.
Court strips lesser prairie chicken
of federal protection, The Associated Press
The most rousing part of his speech focused on the US Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to classify the lesser prairie chicken
as a threatened species.
Just over 100 years ago, the tall grasses along the Gulf Coast of Texas teemed with a bird called the Attwaters Prairie Chicken
Heath hens, also once common as food, looked like their prairie chicken
relatives of the Great Plains but flourished along the East Coast, even in the Boston Common.
Fish and Wildlife Service over such "sue and settle" tactics following an ESA lawsuit by a group called Wild Earth Guardians that sought to restrict land use for agriculture, oil and gas drilling, wind farms, and other activities in a five-state area--Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, and Kansas--inhabited by the lesser prairie chicken