Restoring Ranches with Beartooth Capital Partners- Jay Chancellor

As I wrap up my research with Beartooth Capital Partners in Bozeman, Montana, I want to take a moment to reflect on all of the incredible experiences and insights this summer has provided. Beartooth operates with a small but efficient team of just seven people out of an office building in downtown Bozeman. The company Read more about Restoring Ranches with Beartooth Capital Partners- Jay Chancellor[…]

Lucyann Murray- The grass-fed challenge

For those who are familiar with the beef industry, grass-fed and finished beef seems like a no-brainer. Healthier cows, healthier grasslands, healthier people, higher prices… so what’s stopping every rancher from transitioning to grass-finished beef? This is the daunting question I have elected to take on this summer. I think I have the answer then Read more about Lucyann Murray- The grass-fed challenge[…]

“Where there’s just enough civilization” – Sara Rose

  Greetings from Pinedale, Wyoming! “Where there’s just enough civilization,” reads the sign at the entrance to town. Now, I don’t know quite what that means, but I do know there’s just enough mountains, people, cows and water for me to feel at home. I’ve taken to dipping my toes in Pine Creek at least Read more about “Where there’s just enough civilization” – Sara Rose[…]

Update from the field – Becca Shively

  Greetings from the Pacific Northwest!   Unbelievably I’m now into my 6th week working with the Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition (RVCC), based out of Portland. Our small team coordinates a large network of community-based partners throughout the West (80+ entities) who work at the intersection of public lands, natural resource management and economic Read more about Update from the field – Becca Shively[…]

Grass Fed Beef Explorations- Lucyann Murray

Hello from Portland, OR – pretentious foodie capital of the world! Paleo, gluten free, local, grass-fed, heritage, etc. are plastered all over restaurants and food carts. I love it. I’m out here working for a timber investment management organization and building a business plan for mobile slaughter on Boot Ranch. The primary focus of my Read more about Grass Fed Beef Explorations- Lucyann Murray[…]

Request for Proposals – Western Research Fellowship

Proposal Deadline – Monday, March 7, 2016 Information Session – Monday, February 15, 2016 | 4 pm | Sage 8a Open Office Hours for Proposal Advice: Tuesdays 2-5 pm | Sage 8a Western Research Fellows The Ucross High Plains Stewardship Initiative (UHPSI) invites students to apply for research fellowships for the 2016 summer field season. Read more about Request for Proposals – Western Research Fellowship[…]