Visit the striking San Luis Valley. This Colorado locale has a suite of ecosystems and landscapes, making it a standout birding location.
Every year a group of life-long riders joins our staff at Zapata Ranch as wranglers. Here are a few stories from their first month.
A playlist for falling out of bed at 3am and catching horses in the dark, followed by several hours of gathering, roping and branding calves.
Livestock brandings have roots dating back to over 4,700 years ago but still remain relevant today. Learn its history and role at Ranchlands.
Kate MacLean is the matriarch behind Longest Acres Farm, a thoughtfully operated organic livestock farm based in rural Vermont that […]
Each spring brings the budding anticipation of new life at Ranchlands. At our Zapata Ranch, newborn bison with tufts of […]
The year is 1973, and it is a vibrant Montana spring. The wild crocuses are blooming a brilliant purple in the Big Coulee valley. A 6-year-old cowgirl is loping alongside her grandmother, Betty, joyfully popping over sagebrush on her paint pony, Pinto.
Weaving among the shrubs and cacti, I came upon a very strange structure, something I had not seen before. I wondered: what animal built this curious house?
Charles Post has spent a lot of time outside, and for good reason. He is a renowned ecologist, environmental brand consultant, and filmmaker who […]
In the Unknown Certainty of Tomorrow It is November 1999. I am standing in the Chico Basin ranch corrals, watching […]