Sampling Soil across Wyoming Landscapes – Dan Kane

Thirteen days and nearly 600 soil samples later, we’re back from our last trip to Wyoming. The trip was a huge success! We started at Ten Sleep Preserve, where I left off earlier in July, taking three days there to sample an area of the preserve that is still grazed by cattle. I was struck Read more about Sampling Soil across Wyoming Landscapes – Dan Kane[…]

Update from the Field – Dan Kane

Hello from Wyoming! Two weeks ago, I spent four days collecting soil samples at the Tensleep Preserve after the rest of the Western Research Fellows departed from our retreat. Tensleep Preserve is a beautiful property owned by The Nature Conservancy in Wyoming that used to be a Girl Scouts Camp. Since acquiring it, The Nature Read more about Update from the Field – Dan Kane[…]

Wyoming Grasslands Symposium: The Art and Science of Grasslands

A day long symposium with morning talks, lunch and afternoon workshops: bird and plant walk, photography workshop, ranch mapping and hydrology workshop, and a naturalist hike for kids! Participants include writers Frank Goodyear and Laura Bell; photographers Michael P. Berman and William S. Sutton; Bighorn Audubon Society President Dr. Jackie Canterbury; Charlie Bettigole, Arthur Middleton, Read more about Wyoming Grasslands Symposium: The Art and Science of Grasslands[…]

Quantifying Sheep Grazing of Leafy Spurge

In coordination with Nathan Lindsey (Manager of Conservation and Stewardship at Apache Foundation), Charlie designed, constructed, and monitored a set of six grazing exclosures on the ranch during July and August, 2014 to begin quantifying the effects of grazing by sheep on leafy spurge. We are hoping that this on-the-ground research will help to enhance Read more about Quantifying Sheep Grazing of Leafy Spurge[…]