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Modern Ranching

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In part 3 of our 4-part story, we chat with Wyoming ranchers Marilyn Mackey and Tom Reed about family heritage, the influence of the oil and gas industry, changing conservation practices, and challenges facing the future of ranching in rural America. In today’s post, we discuss their perceptions about how ranching has changed over the years.

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Passing It On

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Bird Conservancy explores bird conservation as it relates to working lands, which are facing challenges like never before. Interviews with landowners explore family heritage, the influence of the oil and gas industry, changing conservation practices, and the future of ranching in rural America. Part 2 of a 4-part series.

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Poudre RiverFest Mini-Celebration!

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Raise a glass with us at New Belgium Brewing Company on Friday, July 26 for a special mini-celebration of the Poudre River!  We’ll have music by the Greyhounds, New Belgium beer and food trucks, several river related activities for families, opportunities to learn more about the Poudre RiverFest and its organizing non-profits, and a chance to win some great prizes from local businesses! Visit our Facebook page for the latest updates and information about the event.

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The Land of my Grandmothers

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Emily Chavez recently began a new chapter in her life in a familiar setting. Here in the San Luis Valley, the land of her ancestors, she has ‘rediscovered’ a special place that is close to her heart. Emily shares her story of how heritage, imparted wisdom and new knowledge are coming together to further bird conservation in southern Colorado.

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