Prairie grouse use variety of vegetation

Sharp-tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) in Sheridan County. Sharp-tailed grouse gather at their lek on private property northwest of Hay Springs. Haag, April 13, 2015. Copyright NEBRASKAland Magazine/Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Gathering with others is not encouraged during this pandemic, but one segment of western Nebraska’s population has been going at it in full swing. Don’t worry — we’re just talking about the grassland-loving prairie grouse and their annual spring mating ritual on grounds known as leks. Those who have seen and heard the spectacular booming… Continue reading Prairie grouse use variety of vegetation