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Amber Smith has been living and working in rural America since 2004, beginning at The Home Ranch in Colorado, where she worked as a wrangler. She and her husband are currently raising their two children and working to steward a 53,000-acre ranch in Cohagen, Montana. She is the director of the Women in Ranching program of the Western Landowners Alliance.

Today we’re pleased to share our conversation with Louise Johns. Louise is a documentary photographer and National Geographic Explorer based in Montana. Her work examines the relationships between people, place,

Since she took the leap out west in 2017, western photographer and wrangler Della Frederickson has spent more time in the saddle than not, often with her camera in hand.

For our 6th episode of the On Land podcast, Amber Smith hosts a conversation with renowned Western photographer and fifth generation Montana rancher Barbara Van Cleve. Barbara has spent her

Miah Chalfant is a rancher, contemporary ledger artist, and passionate communicator of her community’s ways of life, both as a rancher and as an enrolled member of the Northern Cheyenne

Becca is a photographer, writer, National Geographic Explorer, and farmer in the permaculture food forest at her home near Bozeman, Montana. As you’ll hear in this episode, Becca started in

Having moved out to remote areas of Montana for work after college, Melissa DiNino found herself in places that were steeped in quiet contemplation. As a range rider, she worked

Nicole Masters is an independent agroecologist, systems thinker, author and educator. She has a formal background in ecology, soil science and organizational learning studies from Otago and Auckland Universities, in

Kelsey Scott is a fourth generation rancher, artist, entrepreneur and leader in her community on the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Like the open prairie she calls

A conversation with Mimi Hillenbrand of the 777 Bison Ranch Mimi Hillenbrand has been running the 777 Ranch in South Dakota for her family for 15 years and has worked on

Part 1 of an interview with Liz Barbour of Cinch Buckle Ranch Amber: What inspired you to develop an educational program to help support women learning traditional ranching skills? Liz: What inspired

Many traditional position descriptions for ranch jobs consciously or unconsciously discourage women from applying. If you're hiring, use these tips to get the biggest possible pool of qualified applicants.