Private Lands at Devils Tower Conserved in Perpetuity

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An agricultural conservation easement on almost 5,000 acres south and west of Devils Tower was completed by the Driskill family and the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust in early October with the primary purpose of protecting the agricultural values of the property; additionally, the easement will conserve the wildlife habitat and open spaces enjoyed by …

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Alan Barnett Honored with the Kurt Bucholz Conservation Award

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The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust awarded Alan Barnett its eighth annual Kurt Bucholz Conservation Award at the Annual Roundup, held held this year at Warren Livestock Co.’s Pole Creek Ranch outside of Cheyenne. Past recipients are Bobbie Frank, Mike Healy, Bob Budd, Jim Chant, Joe Glode, Dr. John Lunt and Dennis Sun. Many Wyoming …

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Conservation Partner Lost

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Sunday morning, our good friend and partner Luke Lynch was killed in an avalanche while backcountry skiing on Mt. Moran just outside his hometown of Jackson, Wyoming.  Luke loved the mountains.  And the forest… and the high desert and sage brush steppe, and the rivers which lace it all together.   He could not have been …

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Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust Named Partner in Nation’s First Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Bank

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Senior Department of the Interior and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials joined Wyoming Governor Matt Mead today in announcing the launch of the nation’s first conservation bank for greater sage-grouse. The bank will manage a vast expanse of central Wyoming for sage-grouse, mule deer and other wildlife, allowing energy development and other economic activities …

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Thank you Saratoga!

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 Citizens of the North Platte Valley and beyond turned out in record numbers to support area charities at the “Valley Strong” benefit concert put on by Brush Creek Ranch at the Community Center.  Thanks to the generosity of Bruce and Beth White, 100% of the proceeds from ticket sales were distributed to 21 different charities as …

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