Community-Valued Conservation

We have been working diligently on the conservation front and are excited to share our anticipation of several projects closing before the end of 2016, with a fourth to follow in 2017.  The public benefits of these projects are diverse and significant, from protecting some of the most productive irrigated agricultural lands along Wolf Creek to environmental rehabilitation along the …

Exciting Potential for Sheridan’s North Gateway

A 30-acre property located on the north end of Sheridan along Goose Creek is slated to be protected as open space in 2016. Project Background In 2005-6, Sheridan’s Mayor Dave Kinskey was one of several community members instrumental in creating our organization. He had a vision of how a land trust could benefit the community as a versatile and independent …

Leaving a Legacy of Land and History in the Clear Creek Valley

Mark and Kim Tenneson, dairy farmers from western Washington, spent years searching for the right agricultural property in Wyoming or Nebraska. When they set foot on a 528-acre property along Clear Creek in eastern Sheridan County in 2009, they said “it felt like home” and made the decision to purchase it. Even though Mark and Kim were thrilled with their …