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....
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What do oysters and cattle have in common?
A glimpse into the richly variegated world of Pink-sided Juncos, Red-breasted Nuthatches, and Golden-crowned Kinglets.
This short video from Filson’s fall 2017 campaign highlights Ranchlands’ vision for the future of ranching.
The soil tells a story, and if you read it carefully, your signature on the land becomes clear.
Some of our favorite beef and bison recipes to gather around the table with.
Meet the young women who are calling the Zapata home for the 2017 season.
Meet Madi Hester, the maker behind Ranchlands leather goods, as she talks about learning the craft of leather, building community on the Chico through leather work, and how she finds...
Nick Baefsky shares his insights about working the 2019 calving season at Chico Basin Ranch.
“I came in and I was like, ‘Yeah, I’ve been working on a farm and I’ve been riding my whole life, I’ve got some experience. This is gonna be great,...
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...
Pronghorn are one of the most iconic species of the American plains, yet biologists know very little about their movements in southeastern Colorado.
Thanks to efforts by CO Parks and Wildlife to release Arkansas Darter into the creek on the Chico, the fish is no longer a “federally endangered” candidate.
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.
In this video, Duke talks about the art of roping–the subtle techniques, such as positioning your horse with precision and keeping the herd of cattle calm, that go beyond basic...
A young colt being worked at Chico Basin Ranch.