Below we’ve featured our voluntary conservation agreement, also known as a conservation easement, projects that we completed in partnership with local landowners. SCLT focuses on protecting working ranches, wildlife habitat, and open space in Sheridan County.


2M Farms

2M Farms Conserves Agriculture and Wildlife on Clear Creek. In 2021, Mike Mitzel conserved the 420-acre 2M Farms in eastern Sheridan County. “It had always been my dream to own and operate an agricultural operation and when the opportunity came to purchase the family [...]


Deer Haven

Deer Haven Conservation Easements ensure key Tongue River Valley ag acres can go from one family farm to the next family farm More than half of all new homes built since 2000 have been in the unincorporated parts of Sheridan County. While the opportunities development brings are welcome here in [...]


North Gateway

The North Gateway conservation easement closed in 2016, as part of a collaborative effort with many local partners. The easement protects 31 acres of wildlife habitat along Goose Creek, while reserving space for a community recreation area in the future. The purchased easement allowed the City of Sheridan to purchase [...]


Headwaters of McCormick Creek Conservation Easement

McCormick Headwaters In 2012, landowner Charlie Hart donated a conservation easement to SCLT on his 240-acre property east of Big Horn, WY. This beautiful property in the scenic Bighorn foothills protects the headwaters of McCormick Creek, a tributary of Little Goose Creek. The property is made up of roughly [...]


Volunteers of America Little Goose Creek Conservation Easement

SCLT secured its first conservation easement in September 2007 on 9.3 acres owned by Volunteers of America adjacent to Little Goose Creek. The easement will preserve in perpetuity wildlife habitat, floodplain, and open space within Sheridan City Limits.


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Meghan Kent

Meghan Kent

Conservation Director