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Inspired by the Land: Warren Livestock

Inspired by the Land: Warren Livestock

Warren Livestock Company, a large cattle and sheep operation and one of Wyoming’s oldest corporations, was founded in 1874 and became incorporated in the fall of 1883 by Francis E. Warren. Warren was Wyoming’s first governor and senator. Warren understood the...

Inspired by the Land: Padlock Ranch

Inspired by the Land: Padlock Ranch

The Padlock Ranch, established by Homer and Mildred Scott in 1943, is a well-known, historic ranch in northern Wyoming. In 2005 and 2006 respectfully, the Scott family placed the ranch headquarters, along with Columbus Creek Meadow, into a conservation easement with...

Inspired by the Land: Hecht Creek Ranch

Inspired by the Land: Hecht Creek Ranch

Hecht Creek Ranch, nestled in the Centennial Valley of Southeastern Wyoming, was created in 2005 when the Sigel family acquired a 118-year-old ranch near Albany. The family donated a conservation easement on 2,270 acres to the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust in...

Inspired by the Land: Horseshoe Bend Ranch

Inspired by the Land: Horseshoe Bend Ranch

Horseshoe Bend Ranch was purchased by Dr. & Mrs. Souviron in 1991, and in 2006 2,560 acres were placed in a donated conservation easement held with the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust. Nestled in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest in Converse County, the...

Inspired by the Land: Mock Place and Adamson Place

Inspired by the Land: Mock Place and Adamson Place

The Bench Ranch’s “Mock Place” was purchased in 1992 by the Susan Heyneman Trust, and in 2004, 616 acres of the ranch were protected with a donated easement held with the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust. The ranch originally provided grazing land for cattle and...

Inspired by the Land: Big Laramie River Ranch

Inspired by the Land: Big Laramie River Ranch

Homesteaded in the 1880’s and purchased by the Shore family in 1998, the Big Laramie River Ranch is nestled along the Laramie River in Albany County and is primarily used as livestock grazing land and for hay production. In 2005, the Shore family donated 1,120 acres...

Inspired by the Land: Soldier Creek Ranch

Inspired by the Land: Soldier Creek Ranch

A historic Sheridan County Ranch, the PK Ranch, was purchased by Wayland H. Cato Jr. in 2001 from the Soldier Creek Preserve, Inc. an owned subsidiary of The Nature Conservancy's Wyoming Chapter. In October 2002 Mr. Cato placed a fully donated, 4,908-acre easement...

Inspired by the Land: Hoffman Ranch, 4J Ranch

Inspired by the Land: Hoffman Ranch, 4J Ranch

Nancy and Gene Hoffman wanted to keep their ranch located along the Salt River in the Star Valley area undeveloped. In 2004, The Hoffman Ranch was placed into a conservation easement with the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust. The ranch is located directly on the Salt...

Inspired by the Land: One Bar Eleven Ranch

Inspired by the Land: One Bar Eleven Ranch

In 2003, Mrs. Roma Rouse donated a 434-acre conservation easement to the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust. The easement sits on the One Bar Eleven Ranch, which was purchased by John and Roma Rouse in 1955. The property consists of a 4-mile corridor of the North Platte...

Inspired by the Land: Brush Creek Ranch

Inspired by the Land: Brush Creek Ranch

In 2002, Marietta C. Schumacher and Brush Creek Ranch placed 3,400 acres in a conservation easement held by the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust. The intent behind the conservation easement was to use the land for agricultural production and guest ranching, to...

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