During 2020, a number of entities, organizations and individuals, including Partnerscapes, convened remotely in a series of sessions to increase the resiliency and sustainability of grasslands and the human communities they support across our continental central grasslands from Mexico to Canada. This effort is known as the Central Grasslands Roadmap.
In 2001, rancher Russell Davis learned he had a bird on his land that the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) wanted to list under the Endangered Species Act: the Mountain Plover. The rest is history!
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 [...]
Don Hirsch2020-09-14T16:47:12-05:00August 24th, 2020|
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 [...]
Don Hirsch2020-09-14T14:02:45-05:00July 22nd, 2020|
Partners for Conservation is currently conducting a survey of over 260 collaborative conservation efforts underway in eight western states. One of the founding principles of Partners for Conservation is that collaboration gets work done, and in this survey we hope to learn more about these groups, what they are working [...]
Don Hirsch2020-09-14T14:28:59-05:00June 26th, 2020|
This is the fourth and last in a series of articles focusing on PFC Director Gary Price and his family’s 77 Ranch in Texas. Gary Price first set foot on his ranch land when he was eight years old, as a guest. Little did he know that ownership of that land was in his future.
This is the third in a series of articles focusing on PFC Director Gary Price and his family’s 77 Ranch in Texas. Gary Price, owner of 77 Ranch in north central Texas, has placed more and more emphasis over the years on what the consumer wants so that he can [...]
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.
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.