Ag Land Conservation Provides for Sage Grouse and Big Game Migration

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The agricultural and wildlife values of the Buck Ranch in Lincoln County will be protected in perpetuity, thanks to a conservation easement agreement between landowner Karen Buck and the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust completed today.   With its stunning mountain views and abundant fishing, more than 2,000 acres would have otherwise been at high risk …

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Simon Farm and Land Co.

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In collaboration with the Simon Farm and Land Company, the Stock Growers Land Trust completed a conservation easement on the Arrowhead Ranch in Natrona County in late August. According to Bo Alley, Conservation Director for the Land Trust, “This easement will help protect key sage grouse habitat, and will limit development on approximately 10,000 acres.” …

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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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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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