I would like to interrupt your regularly scheduled programming to ask you to stop doing what you have been doing and to take a moment to enjoy nature. Yes, I get it, you have about a million things to do and only so many hours of the day to get it done in. However, if … More Stop and Smell the Roses
So you have a Holistic Context, now what? That is a really great question. If you are human, like me, you will put together this really nice context with all your favorite words, print it out, and tape it to the wall in your office. Then promptly forget about it and go back to doing … More Embracing Holistic Thinking Continued
Having a Holistic Context is the first step to getting where you want to go. … More Embracing Holistic Thinking
Critical to the momentum in creating increasingly productive and diverse landscapes is to be able to OBSERVE what is going on around you in your landscape. This is essential in order to manipulate the water cycle, the mineral cycle, the energy cycle, and Community Dynamics. The 3 Simple things you can do are: 1)Observe your … More 3 Simple Things to Do to Improve Your Land Management
What do these three things have in common with Holistic Land Management? What exactly is the power of Holistic Management? What does holistically managed land look like? How can Holistic ranching or farming benefit me financially, my ranch, and my community? All of your questions will be answered in the illustration below. We’ve all heard … More Carbon, Cash & Cows: Unlocking the power of Holistic Land Management
Checking on the baby calves on my good horse. Life can’t get much better than this!
It was such a pleasure to be able to not only be involved with but also have some time to get to to know the event speakers! The speakers are listed below. Will Harris from White Oak Pastures in Bluffington, GA. Mr. Harris spoke about the story of how he turned his ranch from a … More Grazing for Change was a Success!
On 1/26/18 I attended a one day event featuring the one and only Gabe Brown! He is such an inspiration with how one person, with a vision, can turn the landscape around and regenerate it! Now what does regenerate mean exactly? Well, it means to make better, to grow, to bring forth vigorous life. Gabe … More Gabe Brown came to California!
What is Holistic Planned Grazing (HPG) exactly? It is a way of going about managing your grazing of your livestock so that you can incorporate all of the complexities of your operation from a management standpoint, as well as the available grass during the growing or non growing season, in order to balance all of … More What is Holistic Planned Grazing?
Oak trees are a vital asset to the grazing lands of the Sierra Nevada Foothills. Animal Impact as a tool can help germinate acorns. … More Growing Baby Oak Trees