Wildfire, the “Wild West”, and Wyoming’s Wilderness Study Areas – Sara Rose

Greetings from New Haven! My summer in Wyoming has come to a close. I’ve traded sagebrush steppe for industrial seaport, and granite mountains for the filtered light of tree canopies. After our retreat at Spear-O (in the Big Horns) and Ten Sleep Preserve, I lingered in the Powder River Basin for a few days. My Read more about Wildfire, the “Wild West”, and Wyoming’s Wilderness Study Areas – Sara Rose[…]

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[…]

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[…]

The grass-fed challenge – Lucyann Murray

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 The grass-fed challenge – Lucyann Murray[…]

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[…]

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[…]