Stockmanship School

Cottonwood Guest Ranch HC 62 Box 1300, O'Neil Route, Wells, NV, United States

Facilitator: Dawn Hnatow Years spent interning and working with Bud Williams and owner/founder of Cattle Up Stockmanship 50% Hands-on and 50% Classroom Learning Topics to be covered: Stockmanship- economic benefits and fundamentals Driving Corral work Facilities Fenceline weaning Lodging out Placing cattle on range without fences Solving handling challenges: riparia loafers, bunch quitters Price: $1000/person…

$800 – $1000

Cottonwood Ranch Riparian/Creek Workshop

Cottonwood Guest Ranch HC 62 Box 1300, O'Neil Route, Wells, NV, United States

Facilitators: Carol Evans & Dr. Sherman Swanson How to see a Creek, Tools for Improving Creek Functions and Creating Your Story With pressure to having functioning Riparian areas, understanding, monitoring, and managing these oases is vital to the diversity of wildlife that rely upon them. Livestock can be powerful tool to transform creeks into resilient…

$350

Soil Health and Management Workshop

Cottonwood Guest Ranch HC 62 Box 1300, O'Neil Route, Wells, NV, United States

Facilitator: Cody Spencer Explore Cottonwood Ranch's journey to improve soil health and restore the water cycle on irrigated ground and arid rangeland. At the end of the two days, attendees will gain and grow: A deeper understanding of the role that soil microbes play in profitable production Steps to regenerate soils to lift bottom lines…

$500

Holistic Regenerative Ranching Workshop

Cottonwood Guest Ranch HC 62 Box 1300, O'Neil Route, Wells, NV, United States

Facilitator: Spencer Smith, Rancher & International Holistic Management Consultant Put your Livestock to Work: Build Soil, Build Wealth The four-day course will cover the below topics with additional subtopics as appropriate: Holistic planned grazing How to identify management factors on a landscape and enter them into a grazing plan How to plan for all the…

$600

Global Environmental Markets and Finance Summit

Westin Denver Downtown 1672 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO, United States

Global EMF drives progress in private sector solutions for environmental outcomes by connecting, convening, and inspiring high-level leaders of change and implementation for Nature-based Solutions (NbS) across: natural resources (carbon, water and biodiversity); industry sectors; resource agencies; providers and supporters of solutions, impactors and funders; and the world. Global EMF seeks to close critical voids…

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State-and-Transition Models for Management of Rangeland Ecosystems

Cottonwood Guest Ranch HC 62 Box 1300, O'Neil Route, Wells, NV, United States

Facilitators: Tamzen Stringham, Ph.D., Rangeland Scientist, University of Nevada Reno Lucas Phipps, Rangeland Ecologist, University of Nevada Reno This two-day course will focus on a process to classify rangeland landscapes into ecologically-meaningful units for management and restoration. The course will include lectures on ecological processes, resilience concepts, state-and-transition modeling, disturbance ecology and monitoring/ inventory tools.…

$350

2023 Sage Grouse and Birding Festival

Cottonwood Guest Ranch HC 62 Box 1300, O'Neil Route, Wells, NV, United States

Cottonwood Ranch is hosting the 2023 Sage Grouse and Birding Festival. This event will take place on our private and public ranch lands located on the sage grouse higher priority habitat in Northern Nevada. $250/ person (price includes meals and tours/entertainment scheduled)