Tag Archives: TSSRM

Why I Ranch…Dr. Jake Landers

Dr. Jake Landers After a 30-year career with Extension, I hope I have half the brains, sanity, and passion that my dear friend and colleague, Dr. Jake Landers possesses.  Dr. Landers set the bar pretty dang high and it is an honor to learn from him in the pasture and in the classroom.  As I said in an earlier post, Dr. Landers morphed into a Range Father of mine overnight.  The second I met him he was my hero. Dr. Jake Landers served as an Extension Range Specialist… Read More →

Texas Section Society for Range Management Youth Range Workshop

From June 26th – July 1st, I had the privilege of meeting some pretty cool kids.  Not just any kids…RANGE KIDS!  At Range Camp, 25 youth from 8th-12th grade learned about prescribed burning, stocking rates, grazing management, brush control, public speaking, and most importantly, STEWARDSHIP.  This fine group of kids blew me away with the yes ma’ams, no ma’ams, and a special creativity and magic that only kids possess.  Range Camp is always hectic, always moving, and with very little sleep so it’s not something I get super excited… Read More →