by Lynne Whitbeck | Mar 1, 2023 | Down to Earth, Radical Center, Rural Communities, Working with Nature
After being driven almost to extinction, wolves are back in some of their natural habitat. A new podcast explores how ranchers, conservationists, and others are coming together to find paths toward peaceful co-habitation.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Jan 25, 2022 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Farming, Grazing, Oceans, Racial Equity, Radical Center, Ranching, Rangeland Science, Rural Communities, Soil, Succession, Water, Working with Nature
The name of Pamela Tanner Boll‘s new film, To Which We Belong, comes from the great naturalist and conservationist Aldo Leopold, who understood the interconnection among all living beings, and the need to treat land with respect––and a deep sense of belonging.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Oct 5, 2021 | Down to Earth, Radical Center, Rural Communities, Working with Nature
Author Bill deBuys reflects on what people are doing to land, water, and climate from high in the Himalayas, in his new book, The Trail to Kanjiroba, and how we can begin letting go of despair and do our part for the earth’s restoration.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Apr 6, 2021 | Bison, Decolonizing Ag, Down to Earth, Grazing, Racial Equity, Radical Center, Rural Communities, Working with Nature
Lucille Contreras calls buffalo her relatives. She’s a Lipan Apache and founder of the Texas Tribal Buffalo Project, which brings together food, culture, and language around this animal to reestablish its homeland.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Feb 16, 2021 | Down to Earth, Health and Nutrition, Racial Equity, Radical Center, Ranching, Rural Communities
Rachael and James Stewart saw a lack of Black and Brown farmers and ranchers–and an opportunity to serve communities with unusual meat products. So they sold a classic car and started a ranch.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Aug 25, 2020 | Down to Earth, Grazing, Radical Center, Ranching, Rangeland Science, Rural Communities, Working with Nature
“What’s good for the bird is good for the herd”–that’s the basis of a win-win initiative to preserve bird habitat on ranches and grasslands. We speak with Audubon Society VP Marshall Johnson about grassland ecology and their successful conservation collaborations.