Montrose County closing road for sage grouse

MONTROSE — Montrose County is closing a county road near Crawford for a few months each year to help protect the Gunnison sage grouse.

The location is home to six courtship and mating areas for the bird.

According to the Montrose Daily Press, commissioners David White, Gary Ellis and Ron Henderson passed a resolution seasonally closing C77 Road from March 15 to May 15 each year.



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