This week was pretty sleepy. We irrigated and did various repairs around the Ranch. A bird had built its nest in the irrigation pipe, so the built up pressure almost blew the pipe apart, but we cleaned it out and took care of it. We continued repairing fences that had been blown over in theContinue reading “Intern Noah Schick’s Stewardship Tour Experience”
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Dry Land and Family Visits
Josiah has become the “master irrigator” over these past few summer months. The past couple weeks have proved some problems with the dry and windy weather. He also got to visit his family in Rock Springs. Here is what he had to say: Well, it was a week of irrigating, (surprise!), but I was ableContinue reading “Dry Land and Family Visits”
Samantha had an eventful week per usual at Ladder Ranch. She touches on fixing fence as well as chasing cows all over the property. Oh the joys of moving cows! Here is what she had to say about her experience last week: To start the week off, the other ranch hand and i spent quiteContinue reading “Chasing Cows”
Learning, Teaching and Hard Work
Rangeland Intern Allison Harvey is busy at work in Gillette. She had a bit of trouble with fence this week, this is what she had to say about it: “On Tuesday it seemed that every animal that could get through a fence did get through a fence. The heifers, steers, bulls, and rams all managedContinue reading “Learning, Teaching and Hard Work”
Hard Work Pays Off for Josiah
Josiah sure seems to be getting good at irrigating! Not to mention, he had a special visit this week! Check out what he had to say about his time on the ranch last week: It was a fruitful week of irrigating. The grass has finally started to grow and in another week or so weContinue reading “Hard Work Pays Off for Josiah”
Starting off August Right!
It has been yet another busy week for our Rangeland Intern Josiah and to kick it off, he started fencing. Monday and Tuesday Josiah and a few others built two sets of fence, each around an acre of land. The hard work began at seven in the morning and ended around six each night. TheContinue reading “Starting off August Right!”
We are back to you with Josiah’s newest update and boy, are we excited!
This past week began with Josiah making a five hour trip to Cheyenne for the Environmental Stewardship Tour at the King Ranch on July 14th. That is right; we got to meet Josiah for the first time in person and we enjoyed hearing more about the work he has been doing while on the ranch.Continue reading “We are back to you with Josiah’s newest update and boy, are we excited!”
Josiah’s Weekly Update
Josiah is nearly half way through with his rangeland internship and this week he has been quite productive. He built more fences but this time up in the mountains for the next cattle rotation. He also learned how to build a buck and pole fence. Josiah stated that he, “…learned how to make the bucksContinue reading “Josiah’s Weekly Update”
Snakes and Flies and Weeds, oh my!
Josiah has had a busy week meeting deadlines and working on the ranch’s to-do list on the Red Canyon Ranch. Leafy spurge has spread rapidly and Josiah has had the very important job of spraying the fields. Josiah states in his journal that, “it has grown in with a vengeance, but the tedious job isContinue reading “Snakes and Flies and Weeds, oh my!”
The Time is here Once Again to catch up with our Rangeland Intern, Josiah!
Waking up in week three with “a million dollar view” right outside Josiah’s window reminds him daily of the wonderful opportunity to be interning at the Red Canyon Ranch. Josiah was excited to report that he finished the very long fencing project this week and what a rewarding feeling to have accomplished such a bigContinue reading “The Time is here Once Again to catch up with our Rangeland Intern, Josiah!”