A few weeks ago, Ranchlands Foundation and Chico Basin Ranch concluded our two-month effort in donating ground beef to those in need from COVID in the greater Colorado Springs community. Below are the reflections of Anja who coordinated the project for us.
From epic novels about the “old West” to meditations on the natural world and humanity’s place in it, from horsemanship instructionals to our favorite cookbooks, a (non-comprehensive) list of titles recommended by the Ranchlands team.
Every year, bird migrate north to south following traditional migration routes, many of which pass straight through the heart of our ranches.
Living in New York City has amazing cultural advantages, but having outdoor garden space is extremely rare. In the 14 years we’ve lived here we’ve figured out creative hacks for growing delicious produce with limited space. Depending on what kind of space you have (i.e. balcony, fire escape, stoop, or just plain old window sill) you can definitely maximize your food production.
From Native Americans to homesteaders and state ownership.
On long moves like this one, a rancher’s saddle is just as important as the horse she’s riding.
2019 marked the 20th year of bird banding at Chico Basin Ranch.
Meet Madi, Andrea, and Bri, the artisans of our leather shop.
Two students from W.J. Palmer High School, Kathryn and Michelle Kummel, used an arroyo on Chico Basin Ranch to study erosion with drone technology.
The spring banding season of 2019 marked the 20th year of banding birds at Chico Basin Ranch.