After two semesters working closely with the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) Additive Conservation subcommittee, I was excited to support the launch of the Agricultural Resiliency Fund (ARF). The ARF is an internally-managed fund that supports landowner projects to improve agricultural viability and conservation values on properties that hold CCALT easements. I partnered with Read more about A “Generational Moment” for Land Conservation—Kathleen Voight[…]
The past year working with the Ucross High Plains Stewardship Initiative has presented a wide range of experiences, connections, and memories that I find carrying me forward on the path of conservation. Throughout this process, our team has been fortunate enough to collaborate with incredible partners such as The Nature Conservancy-MT, World Wildlife Foundation, and Read more about Gaining a Deeper Understanding of Ecosystems Through Collaboration—Rowan Sharkey[…]
Check our UHPSI’s newly released 2022 Annual Report! Read about student projects, impacts, and journeys from the past year.
We had the opportunity to host Dr. Pete Raymond, Professor of Ecosystem Ecology at Yale F&ES, and his family (wife Megan and daughter Skyler) during the first week of August this summer. Dr. Raymond’s research focuses on the biogeochemistry of natural systems. He has been working closely with UHPSI’s Catherine Kuhn on understanding dissolved carbon Read more about Dr. Pete Raymond Visits Ucross[…]
Devin Routh recently led a local crowd in back-to-back events at the Raymond Plank Creative Center here at Ucross. Nearly 40 participants gathered at the Center on July 23rd for a mead making workshop in the afternoon and a dinner-presentation highlighting pollinators and their ecological roles in the evening. Mead, an ancient beverage produced by Read more about Pollinators: Learning the Value of their Protection and their Products[…]