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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...

Meet our Conservation Director, Tate!

Meet our Conservation Director, Tate!

In your words, what does your job entail?    My job at the land trust is to support landowners achieve their conservation goals. Conservation easements provide landowners the assurance that their hard work and dedication to their land is not spoiled by subdivision and...

Inspired by the Land: Highline Ranch

Inspired by the Land: Highline Ranch

The Highline Ranch was purchased by the late Dr. John and Mrs. Susie Lunt in 1998, and in 2002 was protected with a donated easement held with the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust. The ranch has been a cattle operation for the last 100 years, contributing to Wyoming’s...

Inspired by the Land: J Bar J Ranch, Carbon County

Inspired by the Land: J Bar J Ranch, Carbon County

In July of 2002 a donated conservation easement was placed on 160 acres of land owned by Tom O’Leary, one of the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust’s Honorary Board members and a Founding Supporter. The easement is located on the J Bar J Ranch in Carbon County and is...

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