LandCAN Conservation Success Stories

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Pearl in The Making

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Program bolsters oysters in the Chesapeake


 

Building Blinds, Building Lives

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Disabled veteran crafts accessible hunting blinds


 

What The Eyes Don’t See, The Heart Doesn’t Feel

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Family owned and operated Reed Ranch builds a legacy beyond livestock


 

Two People, One Goal

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Farmer and hunting enthusiast embrace conservation


 

Sweet Present, Rich Past

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Berry grower embraces conservation and history


 

Combatting Cheatgrass On Private Ranch Lands In Wyoming Benefits Sage Grouse

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Sage Grouse Initiative enrolled landowner DeWitt Morris is setting an example for how to protect Wyoming’s sagebrush range from the threat of noxious weeds.


 

Thomas Brothers Make The Ground Better In Idaho

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Cooperating with USDA, young ranchers improve the land for both sage grouse and cattle


 

Idaho Models “3 C’s”: Collaboration, Cooperation, Conservation

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The Idaho Sage Grouse Action Team is a prime example of how neighbors are working together to achieve unprecedented conservation success for people and wildlife across the range.


 

Conservation Road Trip – Taking No-Till To The Next Level

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Montana rancher returns cropland to permanent grasses and forbs to provide forage for livestock and sage grouse


 

Local Partners Mimic Beavers to Restore Streams In Wyoming

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A few SGI field conservationist volunteer to help the Wyoming Game and Fish build “beaver dam analogues” for a pilot project on private land


 

Restoring Sagebrush Country With Modern Wildfire

Through the Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI), private landowners across Eastern Oregon are volunteering to perform proactive conservation treatments on their rangeland to promote healthy habitat for sage grouse and other wildlife.


 

Where Quail is King

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Preserving Hunting Traditions in South Carolina


 

A Promising Future For a California Plant Once Believed Extinct

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How a Southern California developer helped save the San Fernando Valley spineflower


 

Walking the River

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Fly fishing guide Gary Lang wades in on conservation and his passion for angling


 

Taming Battle Creek

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Coffee with conservationist wins rancher’s struggle


 

South Carolina Forester Big on Conservation

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Scott Rhodes plants longleaf pine trees prized by federally endangered red-cockaded woodpeckers. He also burns his woodlands to create ideal habitat for numerous species including, one day perhaps, at-risk gopher tortoises.


 

The Homely Hellbender and the Diligent School Kids

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In Georgia, the effort to help a rare salamander is headed by hardworking school age kids


 

Where Cattle Graze and Salamanders Roam

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Sparling Ranch Conservation Bank creates a win-win for ranchers, developers, wildlife


 

The Laramie Foothills Group: Conservation at the Scale of a Watershed

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Organizing around the Laramie Foothills Group, with city and county residents passing sales taxes to help conserve open spaces, a remarkable coalition of rural and urban constituencies merged to ensure that land beyond city limits stayed open and productive


 

Ladder Ranch - From Pioneer Enterprise to Conservation Ranch

The Ladder Ranch is a working sheep, cattle and hay ranch headquartered along the Colorado-Wyoming border, northwest of Steamboat Springs, Colorado and east of Savery, Wyoming. The operation has evolved from a survival mode pioneer enterprise to a significant production and conservation ranch.