Federal Grants Help Grouse Habitat In Colorado, Washington

Courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
<p>A front view of the threatened Gunnison sage grouse.</p>

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced about $828,000 in grants to preserve habitat for dwindling species including the greater sage grouse and Gunnison sage grouse in Washington state and Colorado.

The grants announced Thursday were among $37.2 million for 44 projects to help endangered or threatened species in 20 states.