Holding On: Facing Building Pressures, Few Ranchers Live as Their Ancestors Did

Twenty years ago, Bill Gay could look up from feeding cattle on his Pleasant Valley ranch and see neighbors doing the same chore.   Early one morning last winter, Gay’s nephew, Todd Hagenbuch, was feeding cattle in the same pastures. He stopped and watched as the headlights from his neighbors’ trucks and sport utility vehicles […]

ACRES: Issue No. 3

Read about conservation projects in ACRES, a Periodic Report of the Yampa Valley Land Trust. This issue includes conservation at Warren Ranch, Mitchell Wainwright Ranch, 3-Waters Ranch, and Stanko Ranch-Haymeadow.  Click here for more information.

ACRES: Issue No. 2

Read about conservation projects in ACRES, a Periodic Report of the Yampa Valley Land Trust. This issue includes conservation at Yampa Valley Land and Cattle Company and Mesa Schoolhouse.  Click here for more information.

ACRES: Issue No. 1

Read about conservation projects in ACRES, a Periodic Report of the Yampa Valley Land Trust.  This issue includes conservation at Catamount, Green Creek Ranch, Alpine Zephyr Ranch, Big Creek Ranch, and the City of Steamboat Springs’ Baxter Property on Howelsen Hill. Click here for more information.