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Report on Partners for Conservation First Virtual Panel Zoom Event

On August 12, Partners for Conservation Board Directors Jim Stone (Montana), Russell Davis (Colorado), Jay Tanner (Utah), Tom McAvoy (Connecticut) and Reese Thompson (Georgia) shared their experience working in partnership with conservation organizations and public agencies on efforts related to the conservation of sensitive wildlife species, or species that have [...]

August 24th, 2020|

Report on Partners for Conservation First Virtual Panel Zoom Event

In July 8th Partners for Conservation held its first virtual panel on conservation partnerships and the origins of Partners for Conservation using the Zoom platform. Those that know us well, know that we are first and foremost an in-person, ideally across-the-kitchen-table type of outfit! However using our tried and true [...]

July 22nd, 2020|

From Cotton to Bermuda to Native Grass: the 77 Ranch of Central Texas

This is the second in a series of articles focusing on PFC Director Gary Price and his family’s 77 Ranch in Texas. Around the turn of the 20th century, the Blackland Prairie region of Northeast Texas supported a massive amount of cotton production. “Navarro County, where we’re located, had more cotton than than any other county in the country,” says Gary Price.

May 16th, 2020|

Covid Concerns on the Ranch: Restaurants, processors, and the closeness entailed in loading a cow into a trailer

This is the first in a series of articles focusing on PFC Director Gary Price and his family’s 77 Ranch in Texas. “We are very fortunate to be on the ranch. Most days, we can wander around without interacting with people.” So begins the tale of how the Covid epidemic is affecting the award-winning 77 Ranch in east Texas, owned and operated by Partners for Conservation Director Gary Price and his wife and son.

May 16th, 2020|

Collaboration Across Conservation and Agriculture in western Washington

In the oft-rainy South Puget Sound region of western Washington, a highly threatened, dry prairie ecosystem persists on droughty soils across a patchwork of prairie preserves and grazed working lands. With recent ESA listings resulting from habitat loss, a team of farmers, researchers, and county planners is seeking to build collaboration across conservation and agriculture.

February 18th, 2020|