Emergency protection order: what it means

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What the emergency protestion order means to you

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The infographic is in the shape of a circle, which is divided into six equal sections.

Above the circle, there is text that reads, “What the emergency protection order means to you.”

At the centre of the circle, there is a drawing of a Greater Sage-Grouse (male). The bird has a long pointed tail, and legs with feathers to the toes. It has a yellow patch over the eyes, and the feathers are grayish on top, with a white breast, a dark brown throat and a black belly. Two yellowish sacs on the chest, which are inflated during courtship display, are showing.

Beginning at the top, the first section shows a pair of hands repairing a three-strand barbed-wire fence. The fence post shows perching deterrent spikes, and the top wire of the fence is smooth. There is text overlaid that states, “Any new fences must be Greater Sage-Grouse friendly” (“new” is emphasized in bold).

Going clockwise from the top, the next section shows a steer (male cow) and the text “Stocking rates and grazing are not regulated.”

In the bottom right section, there is a graphic of a sunrise over a green hill, with the text “In April and May, keep the noise down from dusk to dawn.”

The next section shows a drawing of a sagebrush plant with the text “By keeping the sagebrush on your land, you support the Sage-Grouse.”

The left-side middle section depicts a wooden post with two signs on it: the first sign says, “Public lands are included in the order”; the second sign immediately below says, “Private lands: No order.” There is also text in this box that reads, “Grasslands National Park, community pastures, other Crown lands are included in the order.”

The final section of the circle, the top left section, includes a graphic of a farmstead: two red barns, a windmill and some shrubs. The text box states, “Existing structures stay.”

Below the circle, there is text that reads, “Assistance may be available through the Habitat Stewardship Program to fund voluntary stewardship.”

Assistance may be available through the Habitat Stewardship Program to fund voluntary stewardship.

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