SCLT 2019-2020 Annual Report Now Available

The 2019-2020 Annual Report is now available. Below is a list of all the articles contained within the report. Want to download a printable pdf? Click here for a press quality version. Prefer to view the pdf on your computer or web-enabled device? Click here for a lower-resolution version. Article 1: Building opportunities ‘Wyoming hasn’t seen yet’ Article 2: All …

Enjoy the ‘Away From Town Feeling’ at The Link & Kicking Horse

SCLT’s two new community trails now open to the public The Sheridan Community Land Trust has met a longstanding goal as two new trails now open to the public – The Link and Kicking Horse Trail – have closed the loop on the Soldier Ridge Trail System while creating more opportunities for people of all ages to experience nature close …

Collaborative effort at Red Grade Trails yields ‘real benefits’ for Wyomingites says Gov. Gordon

“This grant recognizes the collaborative effort that has occurred in Sheridan County,” Governor Mark Gordon said. “Partnerships like this one enhance Wyoming’s outdoor recreation economy and provide real benefits to the people of the state. I look forward to visiting the completed trail system.” The State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) on October 1 authorized the allocation of $500,000 for …

A Trail Donation That’s Dead Sweet!

The Dead Swede donates $4,000 to help SCLT maintain community trails Following a busy and successful weekend in Kendrick Park, on Thursday, Oct. 8, organizers of The Dead Swede made a $4,000 donation to Sheridan Community Land Trust, which hosted Trailfest alongside the gravel bike race that is growing in national profile. A portion of each Dead Swede rider’s registration …

Because you built it…they done came!

“If you build it, they will come.” It’s an iconic line from an iconic film, and an apt rejoinder for Sheridan in 2020 is “Because you built it, they done came.” That sure was the spirit in the air in August as folks from all around Wyoming and beyond gathered at Red Grade Trails for the first-ever Dawn to Dusk …

Volunteers log 3,400+ hours!!!

There are many ways to measure the impact people like you have made in our community by working with Sheridan Community Land Trust. Acres voluntarily conserved by local landowners, families and children connected to nature, historic stories told, trail visits…and the list could go. Among the most rewarding is how many volunteer hours people have shared. We’re pleased as punch …

Water trail showcases Tongue Valley as ‘community treasure’

For an Oregon gal who learned to swim as she learned to walk, the lack of access to waters to swim, float, fish and just get outdoors was something Hesid Brandow described as a “culture shock.” “Sheridan did not have good public access to waterways when I began coming here, which was a huge cultural barrier for me,” she said. …

At long last, ‘The Impaler’ meets its match

Teamwork on the ground makes getting on the water safer Creaks, clangs, slaps, smacks and a big whoosh filled the air along the banks of Big Goose Creek this spring. For most of a morning, Kenny Osborne, with the help of his mighty excavator, methodically freed iron rail after iron rail from the creek. Finally, after nearly 90 years, “The …

You belong among the wildflowers

Tom Petty was right (when wasn’t he?): You belong among the wildflowers. Now, thanks to the efforts of David Haile and Susanna Meyer, you’ll be able to identify those beautiful wildflowers you’re seeing when you’re out on Prairie Loop or sitting on the bench at Red Grade Overlook. This past summer David and Susanna took time to photograph all the …

All right, what’s all this, then?!

New signs will tell stories of Bighorns’ history from the trails Have you ever walked along Soldier Ridge Trail, looked out at our beautiful Bighorns and wondered which peak was which? Or where something like the Tie Flume actually was? That’s exactly what SCLT Historical Educator Carrie Edinger wondered the first time she was on the trail. And it inspired …