Conservation

Rancher Information

How can Audubon help you?
Conservation

Rancher Information

How can Audubon help you?

Mimicking the grazing patterns once performed by bison, your cattle are an essential management tool and has led to Audubon's decision to support your presence on the prairie. As cattle roam, they will consume the invasives plants and create the necessary disturbance that helps grasslands thrive. We want to provide you  with a new marketing opportunities, as research shows consumers will pay a premium for sustainably produced agriculture. See our Protocols Here

"Included in the mission of our ranch is the idea that good stewardship is important for the long term financial health of the ranch, as well as the health of the sagebrush-grassland we manage. Partnering with Audubon to promote conservation ranching is an exciting opportunity to help educate the public about what we are doing to improve prairie ecosystems that are critical to many species of birds and other wildlife.  "

Jay and Linda Butler-Owner Operators of 100 year old Pronghorn Ranch

The potential is  to put a lot more dollars in producers’ pockets and raising beef on Audubon Certified Land will also help to regenerate the environment, so it’s a win-win for everybody.

•Market edge (monetary incentive)
•Represents a money making Option other than easement
•Cultural maintaining the ranching way of life
•Change public  perception of agricultural community
•Gives rancher an argument to nutritional guidelines and those representing climate change
•Personal satisfaction
•Audubon Marketing and network of constituents

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How you can help, right now