Drawing new connections with Gillispie

This past year brought big changes on the west edge of Sheridan, as the first part of Gillispe Draw Trail was built. You’ll complete 2.5 miles of trail there in 2019, with 7 total miles planned for future builds. Running from Hidden Bridge Golf Course to Kendrick Golf Course (and connecting to our Soldier Ridge Trail), Gillispe Draw Trail will bring users closer to willows, shrubs, and wetlands all while connecting to City of Sheridan Pathways making it even easier to go from your front door to the outdoors! Click here to see what is coming ! – Soldier Ridge Trail …

Brad BauerDrawing new connections with Gillispie

SCLT takes conservation to new heights with Sheridan Heights Ranch Conservation Easement

In October 2019, Sheridan Community Land Trust took conservation to new heights as the land trust secured a unique voluntary conservation agreement to ensure the special character of one of the county’s most popular places remains intact for perpetuity. The Sheridan Heights Ranch Conservation Easement conserves 476 acres of working ranch, open space, important wildlife habitat and an unspoiled, unbroken view of the Bighorns right on the west edge of Sheridan. It also means SCLT has now conserved nearly 3,500 acres of Sheridan County across 11 voluntary conservation agreements. While many folks may not be familiar with Sheridan Heights Ranch, …

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Annual Report 2018-19

Our 2018-19 Annual Report is hot off the press. Want to read about all the great things friends of SCLT made possible this past year? Here’s 3 ways. Download a Press Quality (larger file) copy here >> Download a Web (smaller file) copy here >> Read as an online book here >>

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Mule Deer Migration

Find out more about the project >>> Healthy mule deer populations are essential to sustaining the ecological, economic, and cultural values of our western landscapes. Increasingly, scientists and wildlife managers are recognizing that the productivity of these herds depends on their ability to migrate seasonally across vast expanses of public and private lands. In the northern Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and partners have joined forces to fit 80 mule deer with satellite collars to map and study their movements in detail for the first time. This study will gather valuable information that can help stakeholders better understand …

Brad BauerMule Deer Migration

Luminous Brewhouse’s Spruce Tip Ale to benefit Sheridan Community Land Trust, release party set for Saturday, November 2

For generations, the Bighorns have stirred a feeling of exploration and awakened the wild spirit of all who have looked west upon their fir-filled face. But how do you bring the mountains to more people? Luminous Brewhouse and Sheridan Community Land Trust (SCLT) have an answer, as the local brewer announced its second WYld Collection beer, Spruce Tip Ale, will help the local nonprofit organization as it creates new opportunities for more people to experience the mountains. “To celebrate Wyoming, we challenged ourselves to create flavor profiles that capture the essence of the rich and robust natural resources our land …

Chris VrbaLuminous Brewhouse’s Spruce Tip Ale to benefit Sheridan Community Land Trust, release party set for Saturday, November 2

Bringing the forest down the mountain to you

US Forest Service approves Sheridan Community Land Trust’s Red Grade Trails plan for safe, sustainable trails The Bighorn mountains have been a place of beauty and wonder for as long as people have lived in Wyoming. Now, thanks to a new network of trails, more people will have new opportunities to experience the beauty and wonder of the Bighorns than ever before. Recently, the US Forest service approved Sheridan Community Land Trust’s (SCLT) proposal to create 15 miles of natural-surface, single-track, non-motorized recreational trails along the east slope of the Bighorns in proximity to Red Grade Road. “These trails mean …

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Sheridan Community Land Trust and EMIT announce a trailblazing partnership

It’s rare that something can be called truly trailblazing, but a partnership between Sheridan Community Land Trust and EMIT promises to be exactly that. On Wednesday, July 17, EMIT announced that it has purchased and donated a mini excavator, trailer, and tools to Sheridan Community Land Trust (SCLT), which will be used to build new recreation trails in Sheridan County. “When it comes to our community, EMIT will continue to work towards making this an even better place. The work SCLT is doing to provide recreation trails and connect people with the places they love is vital to keeping our …

Chris VrbaSheridan Community Land Trust and EMIT announce a trailblazing partnership

Sheridan’s newest trail is sure to be a hoot – a Hidden Hoot that is!

Open for YOUR enjoyment today Going from you front door to the outdoors is easier than ever before thanks to Hidden Hoot Trail – the latest addition to a growing suite of non-motorized recreation trails built and maintained by Sheridan Community Land Trust. Running along Gillispie Draw and nestled between Hidden Bridge and Kendrick golf courses on the west edge of Sheridan, Hidden Hoot Trail takes users along three beautiful miles of natural habitat in a peaceful setting close to home. The natural-surface, single-track design is perfect for hiking, biking, and running. Its lollipop design allows users to loop back …

Chris VrbaSheridan’s newest trail is sure to be a hoot – a Hidden Hoot that is!

Yeti Cooler Summer Raffle

Whether you’re spending a week in Cloud Peak or a weekend afternoon at the barbecue, this stylish Yeti 65 will keep whatever you keep ice cold for as long as you need. This Yeti 65 was kindly donated by Ron and friendly folks at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports of Sheridan and retails for $339.99! Help us keep Sheridan County special by buying a ticket or few! SCLT will sell tickets in-person: June 20 @ Third Thursday, July 18 @ Third Thursday, July TBD @ Hidden Hootenanny – trail grand opening party, Aug. 24 @ Trailfest 2019, and anytime between 8-5 …

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