Farm Bill Funds Allocated To Agricultural Land Conservation in Wyoming

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The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust (WSGLT) has been granted $4.1 million dollars to purchase three conservation easements in Wyoming. The three projects, two located in Sublette County, and one located in Carbon County, will conserve over 6,800 acres of agricultural land. Funding for these projects comes from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and …

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Agricultural Land Conserved Near Lander

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The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust (WSGLT) completed a conservation easement project on a portion of the Woolery Ranch in Fremont County with funding assistance from the USDA- Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust (WWNRT). The conservation easement covers 1,880 acres of deeded agricultural land and borders another conserved …

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707 Acres Conserved in the Laramie Mountain Range

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  The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust (WSGLT) conserved the 707-acre Hidden Canyon Ranch located southwest of Douglas on December 29, 2017. The ranch is a short distance away from three other conserved properties found in the Laramie Mountain Range that WSGLT holds easements on. Hidden Canyon Ranch is bordered by US Forest Service (USFS) …

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Over 15,000 Acres of Ranchlands Conserved In Sublette County

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On December 12th the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust acquired the 15,231 acre North Cottonwood Ranch conservation easement from The Conservation Fund.  The ranch, which is located south of Merna, and west of Daniel, is near several previously conserved ranches with easements held by the WSGLT. Bo Alley, WSGLT Executive Director, spoke about the importance of …

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Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust and the Natural Resources Conservation Service Finalize 15 Month Negotiations

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After nearly 15 months of negotiations, the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust (WSGLT) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) have agreed upon a conservation easement deed template for use under the NRCS’s Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). The negotiations, which began in January 2016, caused the WSGLT to eventually suspend the organization’s purchased easement …

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