Breanna (Bre) Owens is a rancher, board president of the California Rangeland Conservation Coalition, and stewardship coordinator for Western Landowners Alliance.

Low-tech stream restoration techniques can build resilience against drought, mitigate floods and improve forage quantity and quality, as well as improve riparian wildlife habitat. These simple structures and treatments are

Cheatgrass, medusahead and other invasive annual grasses are considered one of the greatest ecological threats within the Great Basin and other arid and semiarid regions of the West. In too

There’s a good chance that, in recent months or years, you’ve heard the terms aridification and desertification. Aridification is the gradual change of a region from a wetter to a drier

People meeting on the land for observation, discussion, and community – that was the purpose of a recent series of Water and Wildlife on Working Lands field days, coordinated by

Rangeland Analysis Platform RAP quickly visualizes and analyzes vegetation data for the United States. You can use the tool to quickly analyze trends at the pasture, ranch, watershed or beyond. Drawing on

What does it take to do restoration at scale, and manage large, multi-jurisdictional landscapes for a suite of ecosystem services? The answer is collaboration. But what makes collaboration successful?  Kris Hulvey,

Guzzlers are devices that catch and store rain and snowmelt for later use by wildlife and livestock. They provide water during typically dry periods of the year or on the

The Grassland Conservation Reserve Program (Grassland CRP) has undergone some major changes since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill that increase its applicability to owners of western rangeland. In

Recently, our stewardship coordinator Bre Owens had the pleasure of speaking with Wendell Gilgert about two under-appreciated, and time-sensitive, ways for landowners to become leaders of local land stewardship: Serving

The USDA recently announced new funding availability in California, Oregon, Colorado and Arizona under the Natural Resource Conservation Service's Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Conservation Incentive Contracts (CIC) in response

Ranching operations use LSLH to meet a multitude of stewardship goals, but one particularly fascinating application is to manage the risks associated with large carnivores on the landscape. Ranchers are