Year: 2015

We Need To Manage Resources and Prevent Catastrophic Wildfires

We get it. 2015 has been dry, major portions of the West are in the middle of a big drought and things will catch on fire. But it doesn’t have to be this bad. In a previous post, I briefly discussed the impact wildfires are having on Western states this year, specifically the ranching communities […]

Wildfires Devastating Western States Ranchers

During the summer of 2015, weather in the Northwest U.S. has been dominated by fire season. While the eastern half of the country experienced a wet and cold winter this year, we were well above average on temperatures and dry during a season when most of our annual moisture arrives in the form of snow […]

Running – Cemeteries for the Living?

Watching House of Cards tonight (S1:E3) as Claire Underwood is spooked while running through a cemetery. An older woman believes it disrespectful to use the sacred place as a point of recreation. Claire leaves, disturbed. She returns the following Sunday but turns around at the cemetery gates, obviously still startled by the encounter. As the episode closes, Claire is […]

Montana Running Ranchers Highlights In News

It’s been a busy week getting the word out about our Montana Running Ranchers relay team and the Team Beef program. This has included sharing the word in a few different television programs across the state. Read more about this year’s Ragnar Relay in a previous post. On Tuesday, our friends at the Northern Ag Network […]

Montana Running Ranchers Take Beef Message on 200-Mile Relay

In the world of running and fitness, challenges are king as obstacle courses and overnight-relay races have gained popularity in recent years by fitness enthusiasts and health-conscious consumers. Montana ranchers are taking part in the fun and using this scene as an opportunity to advocate for beef as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle. […]

Keep on Running – Yellowstone Half Marathon

Keep your eye on the prize. Make a goal, then set out to accomplish it! Last summer was rough after getting t-boned and totaling my pickup. I was on pace to do some serious exploring and run several races across Montana, but a back injury and physical therapy kinda placed those goals on hold. My […]

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