Stewardship

Case Study: Lonetree Ranch

By guest contributor Kevin Alexander Watt, TomKat Ranch. Over the summer I had the chance to visit Lonetree Ranch in Wyoming and talk with Marissa Taylor about her family’s ranching operation. Marissa’s name had come up repeatedly while planning this series on regenerative ranches, especially from participants of the Western Landowners Alliance’s Women in Ranching…

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Case Study: Elk Glade Ranch

By guest contributor Kevin Alexander Watt, TomKat Ranch. In June, I visited Elk Glade Ranch near Colorado Springs, Colorado during a stewardship tour hosted by the Western Landowners Alliance. Elk Glade Ranch is owned and operated by the Johnson and Hammond families and is a remarkably diverse landscape and operation. The ranch is a beautiful,…

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Case Study: Flying Diamond Ranch

By guest contributor Kevin Alexander Watt, TomKat Ranch. This year, TomKat Ranch began a project to gather and share the stories of ranchers around the country seeing economic benefits from regenerative practices. As part of this work, I visited Flying Diamond Ranch in Kit Carson, Colorado for a stewardship tour hosted by the Western Landowners…

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Elk Ranch Tour: A WLA Stewardship in Action Event

Would you like to learn about management of the largest undeveloped parcel of land between New Mexico and Wyoming on the Colorado Front Range? Are you interested in how conservation easements, forest management, hunting, leasing for cattle grazing and guest services can work together to create a sustainable business and improve land health? Join Us! We have…

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WLA Partners with Moore Land & Cattle Co. for Stewardship & Policy Tour

On July 13th, the Western Landowners Alliance (WLA) partnered with landowner Greg Moore to offer a Stewardship and Policy tour on the Moore Land & Cattle Company ranch. The ranch is located near the community of Wagon Mound, on a beautiful northern New Mexico landscape consisting of shortgrass prairie bordered with piñon juniper forest. Discussion…

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WLA partners with Colorado State Forest Service in New Tour Series

On June 22nd, the Western Landowners Alliance (WLA) partnered with the Colorado State Land Board (SLB) and the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) for a Stewardship and Policy tour in the Colorado State Forest near Walden, CO, and area owned by the SLB, but managed by the CSFS. Participants numbered close to thirty and represented…

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Prescribed Fire on Private Lands

  As part of our ongoing effort to advance policies and practices that sustain working lands, connected landscapes, and native species, on Tuesday, April 11th WLA offered an interactive practitioner exchange focused on prescribed fire on private lands to over 80 people. Designed specifically to address the experiences, questions, and concerns of landowners and managers…

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