Category: CULTURE

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The Last Cowboy at Pine Creek Ranch

 Since its conquest during the Mexican War, more than 50% of the West has belonged to the government, and ranching has been an integral part of Western settlement. The number of ranchers on public

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The Vanishing Mule Deer

As this beautifully photographed video from The Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) observes, our precious mule deer are vanishing. MDF blames ‘competition’ of humans for land. This is inaccurate. The irregular, long term decline of mule

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10,000-Year Clock Next Door to Circle Ranch

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is building a giant clock inside a Texas mountain from CNBC.

In the Bones of a Buried Child, Signs of a Massive Human Migration to the Americas

  “Most likely, people were in Alaska by 20,000 years ago, at least,” say the scientists conducting the study reviewed below. This conclusion contradicts the accepted view that humans arrived in North America around 10,000

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The Hard Truth About the West’s Wild Horse Problem

Horses belong in the Desert Southwest where they and their ancestors co-evolved with wildlife and plants over millions of years. With that said, though, we have a problem. Removing large nomadic grazers as well as

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Happy New Year From Circle Ranch

2015 was the year of the big blizzard.

Merry Christmas from Circle Ranch

“God bless us, every one!”

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These Hungry Goats Learned to Branch Out

At Circle Ranch we have also found that goats can be very useful as grazing tools to help maintain habitat for wildlife.

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Wyman Meinzer: Chasing Light

A video biography of Texas’ State Photographer.

Book Review: The Cartel – A Novel

The events depicted in this exhaustively researched book are verified by contemporary news reports, and confirmed by many Texas border ranchers. The staffs’ families of Circle Ranch and our neighbors have been the victims of horrific murders,