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WORKING TOGETHER TO LIVE WITH THE LAND

Ranchlands is a family ranching business that owns and manages livestock operations in the American West.

Our mission is to promote the conservation of rangelands, our ranching legacy, and quality of life for people living and working on ranches.

EXPERIENCE RANCH LIFE

Stay with us at one of our ranches.

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REDEFINE RANCH MANAGEMENT

Try our conservation-focused, turnkey management services.

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SHOP THE MERCANTILE

We've curated a thoughtful assortment of artful goods, including leather items made on the ranch.

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Natural Fabric Dyeing with Textile Designer Edie Ure

Learn the art of botanical dyes and foraging.

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Jobs & Internships

Work at Ranchlands as seasonal staff or as an apprentice, intern, or volunteer.

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Our Philosophy

Ranchlands works to preserve our ranching heritage and traditions while embracing new ways of thinking. We invite the public to join us in appreciating and sustaining ranching, whether it’s as a vacation guest, birder, hunter, fisher, concertgoer, school group, or leathershop customer.

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THE RANCHLANDS REVIEW

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Nicole Masters' Post-Industrial Agriculture Paradigm

For too long, we've treated soil as an inert resource, when we should be down on our knees worshipping the fact that this is what gives us life on this planet.

Meet This Year's Staff at Zapata Ranch

Get to know a few faces from the 2022 cohort as they get underway with yet another guest season at the ranch.

River in the Sky

There is a river in the sky that washes up the center of the continent each spring and its current rushes and rolls with waves of wings.

BY MICHAEL FORSBERG

Prairie Traveler

Part history, part modern travelogue along the Oregon Trail.

BY ANNA LOPINTO

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Restorative Retreat

May 25 – 29, 2022
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Branding Week

June 19 - 26, 2022
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Writing Workshop with Pam Houston

July 10 - 17, 2022
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Somatic Riding with Cassandra Ogier and Silver Bramham

July 31 - August 7, 2022
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Food as a Doorway to Memory: A Writing Workshop with Molly Wizenberg

August 14 - 21, 2022
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Foundations of Horsemanship with Cam Schryver

August 28 - September 4, 2022
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Intermediate Horsemanship with Cam Schryver

September 4 - 11, 2022
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Advanced Painting Horses with Jill Soukup

September 11 - 16, 2022
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Harvest Weekend

September 16 - 18, 2022
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The Strenuous Life Retreat with Ed Roberson

September 18 - 23, 2022
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Harvest Weekend

September 23 - 25, 2022
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Discover Nature with Hannah and Ted Floyd

October 7 - 9, 2022
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Writing Workshop with Pam Houston

October 9 - 16, 2022
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Equine Gestalt & Herbal Wisdom with Kelly Dukarski & Jordan Stanton

October 19 - 22, 2022
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Women, Horses & The West

May 21 - 28, 2023
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Ranch

Preserving the heritage of American ranching traditions.

Conserve

Keeping native grassland ecosystems intact.

Live

Creating a vibrant community of those who seek a life well-lived.

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