Recent Posts by Sheila Walsh

Ranches Saving Imperiled Songbirds

Laura Nowlin of the Winnett ACES organization wrote a great article on how working ranching ranches are saving imperiled songbirds.  Click on the link to read the full article. http://prairiepopulist.org/rangeland-bird-conservation/?fbclid=IwAR382x-z4ko-ibk0rjonqgzDRJ5SB9QxhLSloXnkDgqqKIHyqvTbylnGrOk Spragues Pipit, Kelsey Molloy, TNC of Montana Photo
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NFWF Big Game Grant Awarded

[caption id="attachment_2973" align="alignnone" width="3264"] Elk by Perri Jacobs[/caption] Date: May 3, 2019 Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov Secretary Bernhardt Announces $10.7 Million in Public-Private Support for Big Game Migration Corridors Partnership between DOI, NFWF, and ConocoPhillips benefits elk, mule deer and pronghorn in 6 Western states WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced the award of $2.1 million…
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Expand on Your Ranching for Profit Knowledge

Dave Pratt will be coming to Malta June 6-7, 2019 for another Ranching for Profit workshop.  Click on the links below for Dave's biography and times and dates of workshop. Sign up today to reserve a spot. http://ranchstewards.org/educationoutreach/upcoming-events-workshops/ 2016.1.20 Abreviated Bio w DVD picture    
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Welcome Casey Coulter

We are pleased to welcome Casey Coulter to the Ranchers Stewardship Alliance Board.   Casey and his wife, Lacey, were featured in an NRCS conservation video on transitioning conservation practices on their ranch.    This is a great video on their ranching operation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjX1_yn_uOI&app=desktop
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Rural American – We are Here! by Laura Nowlin

The Prairie Populist has a great article written by Laura Nowlin.    Laura is a board member of the Winnett ACES (Agricultural Community Enhancement and Sustainability).    Thank you Laura for letting us share your story. http://prairiepopulist.org/rural-america-laura-nowlin/    
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Grassland Restoration Projects

Ranchers Stewardship Alliance is excited to report the impact of our new habitat restoration projects in Phillips, Blaine and Valley Counties.   To date, we have approved 17 restoration projects affecting 18,143 acres with our partners through our conservation committee.  Of these, 7,512 acres are expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands being converted into functional grazing…
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Personal Waterhole

Who said animals are not smart?   This bull was tired of waiting for me to cut the ice in the reservoir waterhole.   He created his own drinking spot in a large puddle from the thaw.  It is actually thicker than it looks.   I have seen these holes before and knew that cows would stand…
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Growing Up Country

  Hello & Merry Christmas!  My name is Conni French – part of the French family Taylor has talked about – and oddly enough, I am writing this blog about Montana ranching from our daughter’s home in Guam.  As we enjoy sandy beaches, warm days, and snorkeling I find myself thinking back to how a…
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