17 2022, 05

Don’t fence me in: Schiffer School students help make Bridges West more friendly for wildlife

2022-05-17T15:48:15-06:00May 17th, 2022|Community, Community Initiatives, Conservation, Recent News, Volunteering|

Students and staff of the John C. Schiffer Collaborative School must have had Cole Porter on their mind in early May as they turned strand after strand of barbed wire loose under western skies – Bridges West-ern skies that is. [...]

6 2022, 05

Volunteer Fence Removal & BBQ at Thorne-Rider Youth Camp is May 21

2022-05-06T08:51:29-06:00May 6th, 2022|Conservation, Event, Events, Volunteering|

The Sheridan Community Land Trust and Youth, Inc., are inviting the public to a volunteer fence removal field day and BBQ at the Thorne-Rider Youth Camp in Story on Saturday, May 21, beginning at 1 p.m. Volunteers will help remove [...]

1 2022, 03

Wide open spaces are good for the heart…and integral to Sheridan County’s identity

2022-03-01T08:27:55-07:00March 1st, 2022|Conservation, Recent News|

“Wide open spaces are good for the heart.” It’s a quote I saw tied to a social media ad schlepping some pair of boots I don’t need on a holiday I couldn’t care less about. The image was evocative. A [...]

23 2022, 02

SCLT earns national recognition as an accredited land trust

2022-02-23T08:45:42-07:00February 23rd, 2022|Conservation, Recent News|

Strong Commitment to Public Trust and Conservation Excellence One thing that unites us as a nation is land: Americans strongly support saving the open spaces they love. Since 2006, Sheridan Community Land Trust has been doing just that for the [...]

17 2021, 12

Meghan Kent joins SCLT as first-ever Conservation Program Manager

2021-12-17T16:32:10-07:00December 17th, 2021|Conservation, Recent News|

More families throughout Sheridan County will be able to explore what conservation options are right for their land now that Meghan Kent has joined the team as Sheridan Community Land Trust’s (SCLT) first-ever Conservation Program Manager. “This is an important [...]

7 2021, 12

Mitzel’s dream of keeping the family ranch in the family possible with the help of a voluntary conservation agreement

2021-12-07T14:37:33-07:00December 7th, 2021|Conservation, Recent News|

“It had always been my dream to own and operate an agricultural operation and when the opportunity came to purchase the family ranch I had to find a way to make it happen.” Mike Mitzel’s dream is a dream shared [...]

9 2021, 04

Water quality improvements projects sought in Sheridan County

2021-04-09T10:18:27-06:00April 9th, 2021|Conservation, Recent News|

The Sheridan County Conservation District (SCCD) is currently accepting requests for assistance with water quality improvement projects. The current application deadline for summer 2021 is May 3, 2021. Funding is currently available for projects that address potential bacteria contributions to [...]

3 2021, 03

Maggie DeFosse joins Sheridan Community Land Trust and Sheridan County Conservation District as Watershed Health AmeriCorps

2022-01-26T16:23:40-07:00March 3rd, 2021|Community Initiatives, Conservation, Recent News|

A new partnership between the Sheridan Community Land Trust (SCLT) and Sheridan County Conservation District (SCCD) will aid watershed health throughout the area as Maggie DeFosse recently joined both organizations as a Watershed Health AmeriCorps through the Big Sky Watershed [...]

25 2021, 02

Ag landowners and producers have opportunity to improve their land, operation and water quality close to home for less cost than going it alone with Upper Tongue River Watershed grants

2021-02-25T08:29:46-07:00February 25th, 2021|Conservation, Recent News|

Attention ag landowners and producers: Would you like to make sure more water gets from your ditch to your crops and pastures? Suppress harmful invasive plants and grasses? Get you stream headgate back in the stream and more water [...]

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