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Room to Roam for Wildlife

For generations, ranchers and farmers have been some of the best land stewards around, and their working landscapes help to sustain plant and wildlife habitat year round.  However, with costs of running a sustainable operation on the rise the pressures on landowners to sell their land, threatens a way of…

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So you want to be a farmer when you grow up?

Kids love getting dirty and a group of 3rd graders from Dolores Elementary were up to their elbows in dirt while making seed bombs for Fozzie’s farm in late September.  Talk about hands on learning, these 65 students came out to Fozzie’s Farm to learn about all the different people…

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Montezuma Land Conservancy Welcomes New Executive Director Travis Custer

We are extremely pleased to announce that Travis Custer will assume the role of Executive Director of Montezuma Land Conservancy (MLC) beginning October 2, 2017. Travis brings his strong agricultural experience, local and state relationships, and his passion for land conservation and education to MLC.  Travis has worked for the…

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Conservation and Education at The Nature Center at Butler Corner

A commitment to conservation and education join together in forming the recently completed conservation easement at The Nature Center at Butler Corner. It’s a place where children and adults can come to walk, listen and learn about all that nature has to offer on this beautiful 263-acre property north of…

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Conserving Land Forever

Pictured above: Nina Williams and Moki Youngquist conducting annual stewardship visits. I had the wonderful opportunity to join Nina Williams on a stewardship visit to one of the largest easements held by the Montezuma Land Conservancy (MLC) up in the Groundhog Glade area.  Each year MLC performs a stewardship site…

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