From Native Americans to homesteaders and state ownership.
For Kit, a loyal companion whose personality lives on today.
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.
Banded on September 11 2019
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 Chico belongs to the people of Colorado, to the thousands of children who visit the ranch in school groups each year, to future generations of humans who might still have the opportunity to harvest meat from that same land, to the birders and the dragonfly-hunters, and to all of us who are willing to step outside of our comfort zone and come see for ourselves where the food we eat comes from.