What does it take to conserve a species whose original range once stretched uninterrupted across an entire continent?
The Ranchlands Review
- Chico Basin Ranch
- FP Ranch
- In Conversation
- Land Management
- Land Stewardship
- Made by Hand
- MP Ranch
- Natural History
- Paint Rock Canyon Ranch
- Women in Ranching
- Zapata Ranch
Over the course of the summer of 2017, I tried to grapple with understanding the meaning of the ranching heritage of the West, and, given the history of irresponsible and...
Last week, a wildfire originating on I-25 burned 42,000 acres of grasslands in the vicinity of Chico Basin Ranch. Several pastures on the ranch were wholly or partly engulfed in...
Nick Baefsky started an apprenticeship on Chico Basin Ranch six years ago, in the fall of 2012. Today he and his wife Amy, another Ranchlands apprenticeship graduate, manage a ranch...
At Ranchlands, our cattle program is based on “survival of the fittest.” The ones that raise a good calf every year and breed back are the cattle that make it....
What do oysters and cattle have in common?
The soil tells a story, and if you read it carefully, your signature on the land becomes clear.
This film by Alfredo Alcántara & Josh Chertoff follows Duke Phillips III and his team at Zapata Ranch during our annual fall bison works. This unique conservation effort is instrumental...
The most important tool we use in management of the land is being able to control the amount of time that cattle graze a particular pasture.
“He was the most influential person in my life.” Duke Phillips III remembers his friend, mentor and fellow rancher Dale Lasater.
The philosophy behind rotational grazing.