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The Ranchlands Podcast #33

Oliver Tautkus

“It was real, I was doing real things. I wasn’t just cleaning a shop for the sake of cleaning a shop – I was there and I was involved and learning things. That is the big thing for me, especially now, is just learning things. I knew I was in a place where I was going to learn a whole bunch just through the act of doing which is how I learn best."

Our Guest

Oliver Tautkus is a ranch apprentice on Ranchlands’ Paintrock Ranch, our 80,000-acre ranch located on the western flank of Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains. Prior to working at the Paintrock, he was an intern down in Texas on our Frying Pan Ranch. Oliver made his way to Ranchlands all the way from his home country of Australia– he moved to the United States in search of adventure, new experiences, and personal growth, and he has definitely found all of that– and more– through his work with Ranchlands.

See more of Oliver's day-to-day on the Paintrock in this short film for Collective members.

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