On 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, different times call for different methods...
July 22, 2020Gregg Elliott
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 on and what they are getting done.
June 26, 2020Gregg Elliott
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 over the years placed more and more emphasis on what the consumer wants so that he can get the best price for his beef.
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.
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.
Legal and environmental historian and conservationist, Lowell E. Baier has recently published a new book, Saving Species on Private Lands: Unlocking Incentives to Conserve Wildlife and Their Habitats.
April 17, 2020Gregg Elliott
Partners for Conservation board and staff hope that you, your family and all of those individuals important to you are staying healthy during this pandemic, which will certainly become a part of our shared history.
April 17, 2020Gregg Elliott
Partners for Conservation was honored to serve as a co-convener for the first Western Collaborative Conservation Network (WCCN) Confluence held March 10-12 at Colorado State University (CSU) in Fort Collins, Colorado.
March 20, 2020Gregg Elliott
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 18, 2020Gregg Elliott
Partners for Conservation has assisted with the planning, is presenting or is otherwise involved with several voluntary conservation events focused on collaboration and partnerships scheduled for 2020.
January 17, 2020Gregg Elliott
In September of 2019 almost 170 landowners and conservation partners gathered in Ogden, Utah for the 12th annual Private Lands Partners Day, this year focusing on private lands conservation partnerships in a state where two-thirds of the land is federally-owned.
December 18, 2019Gregg Elliott