The Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan are losing sage grouse fast. So fast, that the birds may disappear entirely from the Canadian landscape.
Industry blamed for bird’s demise – Sage grouse on path to extinction – Edmonton Journal
Unrestrained gas development in southern Alberta could drive the sage grouse to extinction in this province within two years, says a University of Alberta scientist.
Mark Boyce has studied sage grouse since 1977,first in Wyoming and for the last decade in Alberta. He might be lacking a study subject soon, though. It’s estimated only 90 birds remain in the province.