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Meet our Partners: Martin Townsend, Conservation Committee Coordinator

Martin Townsend serves as the Ranchers Stewardship Alliance Conservation Committee Coordinator. Ranchers Stewardship Alliance leaders formed its Conservation Committee  in 2017 in order to gather representatives of the ranching community, state and federal agencies and conservation organizations. The purpose of the Conservation Committee is to establish collaboration and cooperation with partners of similar interests; develop…
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July Ranchers Stewardship Alliance Meeting

We’re looking forward to having you join us at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 14 at the Malta Business Center or via Zoom for our monthly Ranchers Stewardship Alliance meeting. The meeting information is below. Curious about what kinds of discussions happen at an RSA meeting? See highlights from our June meeting here. Planning to join…
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June 2020 Ranchers Stewardship Alliance meeting summary

When we gather together, we learn, share, plan and grow. Thanks to all who joined our June 9 meeting! Here's a brief summary of our discussion and plans.  Please plan to be a part of our July 14 board meeting at 5 p.m. at the Malta Business Center. Notes and announcements: Conservation Committee member Kelsey…
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June Ranchers Stewardship Alliance meeting

June 2020 Meeting Agenda  5 p.m., Tuesday, June 9, 2020  Malta Business Center (in person) or Zoom call-in   Connect with VIDEO:  Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87959004482 Meeting ID: 879 5900 4482 Connect with AUDIO ONLY:  Dial by your location: +1 312 626 6799 Meeting ID: 879 5900 4482   Mission Statement: Ranching, Conservation, Communities –…
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Students and Stewards: A Story of Collaboration

Students from Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, University of Wyoming, Sheridan Community College, and Texas A&M University-Kingsville found themselves this past summer traversing together across Montana’s rangelands surrounding Malta. They carried tools to measure vegetation cover and evaluate wildlife habitat on native rangeland, restored grassland sites, and cropland. Now, you may be asking,…
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Always Improving

Ede Breitmeier runs a complicated operation. With multiple herds paired with certain prime bulls, there are a lot of moving parts that make this registered angus operation work. Add in complexities of Northern Montana weather, drought and severe winters, and a separate full-time job (other than ranching) it is enough to make anyone’s head spin.…
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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. https://ranchstewards.org/educationoutreach/upcoming-events-workshops/ 2016.1.20 Abreviated Bio w DVD picture    
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