Monthly Archives: April 2016

Managing Heat for Wildlife on Texas Rangelands

I am a really, really lucky Range Specialist!  I get to have one of the most amazing jobs and work across the hall from a very intelligent Wildlife Specialist!  We decided to combine forces and have recently published “Managing Heat for Wildlife on Texas Rangelands”.  You can find the publication here.  Check it out and download it!  It’s free!

100 Years at Sonora

In case you haven’t heard, Sonora is having a party! Well, technically, Field Day first and party afterwards.  Dr. Butch Taylor has decided to retire and go out with a bang at the Sonora Celebration. This Saturday we celebrate one individual and one Experiment Station that have been inseparable for 44 years.  One man.  One Career.  One location.  Pretty amazing and definitely not something you see everyday.  The Sonora Experiment Station is a magical place to start with.  This is probably the only place in the United States… Read More →

5 Thing I Loved about the Eldorado-Divide Range Contest April 16, 2016

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of watching our District 6 and 7 4-H’ers complete the Range Contest in Eldorado, Texas.  These kids represent the very best of the best and as I watched them calculate stocking rates, forage production, and identify range plants I realized that I am so very blessed to learn from them.  I had the time of my life last Saturday because they #1) actively pursue learning about rangelands EVEN ON SATURDAY, #2) take pride in agriculture, livestock, and ranching, #3) are some of THEE most… Read More →

Ring-Fire Ignition

Click here for a fantastic short YouTube video of drone footage on a prescribed burn!  This 70-acre RX Fire was conducted by Conservation Fire Team south of San Angelo.  Thank you to all who helped make this happen! -Morgan