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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Stock Growers Land Trust Conserves Ranch for Agricultural Production in Perpetuity

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The “Charlie Ball Place” conservation easement will protect more than 1,700 acres of rangeland and important wildlife habitat from development and subdivision, keeping it in agriculture and available to wildlife and future generations of producers.   The Wyoming Stock Growers Agricultural Land Trust expressed its appreciation to ranchers Zach and Patty Roberts for placing a portion …

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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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Al’s Cultural Landscape

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Ten days ago, news of Al Wiederspahn’s death was a whiplash which cracked quickly around the Cowboy State. His loss is felt keenly by many of us beyond his family and friends because of the many contributions he made to his community.  While a very private man, Al was generous with his time and considerable …

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