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Multi Species Grazing for Sustainable Farming

These agricultural methods apply directly to wildlife and habitat management.

Gulleys for Desert Grassland Restoration #2

Using a gulley to create a riparian meadow in the desert. To see another example of this practice, click here.

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New York Today: Prospect Park Goes to the Goats

Even the folks in New York City have figured out that animal impact – in this case ‘exotic’ goats –  can better maintain open space than machinery or chemicals.  This insight puts them ahead of Texas’ mainstream wildlife ‘managers’.

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Life on the San Antonio River

A profile of Circle Ranch Co-Owner Josie Negley Gill,  from Texas Monthly Magazine.  

Eco Profits – Whose Money Harms The Environment?

Author Dan Dagger says in part, “Environmental corporatism is guilty of the same offense of which it has made a career of accusing capitalism, the free market, and private enterprise: Getting rich at the expense of the environment. And its consumers are just as blind to the damage they cause as they accuse the private

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Far-West Texas Mountain Wildlife 1

First in a series of game camera photos taken in Winter, 2017.

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US Drought Falls to Record Low

Good news for quail and wildlife: It looks like we will dodge the drought bullet for the moment. Now is the time to implement the range recovery practices that will mitigate the next dry cycle.

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On The Iberico Trail

In Spain, free-ranging pigs which forage for themselves and fatten on seasonal acorns produce hams that can bring $2,000 apiece.  In Texas, free-ranging pigs which forage for themselves and fatten on seasonal acorns are considered unfit to eat. Why the difference? Anticompetetive regulations which favor Big Pork, and bureaucratic red-tape.

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An Introduction to Holistic Management

A short introduction to sustainable grazing.

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This Farm Is Trying To Change The Future Of Organic Pork

It is possible to create a humane, self-sustaining, and profitable hog farming system and to make organic pork more widely available.

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