For nearly 20 years, the Lincoln County Weed and Pest District has held the annual “Dyer’s Woad Week,” when children 18 years and younger can pick Dyer’s Woad plants and trade it in for 50 cents per pound.
“It has also helped me build that confidence level and also help me grow a deep love for the agricultural industry. I think that every member who walks in with a blue jacket, comes out with a much more family than they came in with and so it is just one big family,” Tharp said.
“That is the great thing about this funding, is that it allows us to expediate that process a little bit,” said USDA Forest Service Public Affairs Specialist, Aaron Voos. “Something that may have been in the hopper for ten years, is now something, realistically, that the Forest Service and our partners could fund over the next three years.”
The facility is temporarily closed in support of upcoming wild horse gather operations in the Great Divide Basin, Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek, White Mountain and Little Colorado herd management areas in southern Wyoming.
“These grants can provide significant funding to both nonprofit humanities organizations and organizations that provide humanities programming,” said Chloe Flagg, the director of grants and programming with Wyoming Humanities.
The Arapahoe odyssey cooking and gardening program was created six years ago at Fremont County School District #38 in Arapahoe when a few inspired teachers opened the door to a mostly unused greenhouse, and dreamed of what it could be.
The nonprofit Riverton Garden Club is hosting their annual plant sale this Saturday. They sell extra plants from their own gardens, which can take the guesswork out of knowing what will grow in this area.
Wyoming Game and Fish have made it clear there is an aquatic invasive species threat in Wyoming. They have created 23 response plans in the event that mussels do make their way into our bodies of water.
It’s all part of the food sovereignty movement that Wind River Grow Our Own 307 has initiated on the Wind River Reservation. The trees were distributed today by Wind River Grow Our Own, and planted by community members.
Wind River Grow Our Own 307 is a brand new nonprofit program that started at the beginning of the pandemic. The executive director was inspired by the need for food sovereignty not only on the reservation, but in all of Fremont County.
For the first time ever, Central Wyoming College in Riverton is having a Rustler Rodeo in their hometown with no cost to attend. And with all fall sports canceled except for cross country and rodeo, the CWC Rodeo Team is more excited than ever to get back up on that horse.
The Riverton Garden Club has brought color to the city of Riverton for 62 years through many projects and grants. But planting trees and flowers are only a part of what they do. Much of their work has to do with awareness for important causes.
As meat on the grocery store shelves has risen in price, so has the demand for meat processors. When this couple moved from Casper, their goal was to create a small retirement business. Recently, the increase in need for locally processed meat has expanded their business significantly.
At the base of Sinks Canyon in Lander, Wyoming is the Alpine Science Institute, owned by Central Wyoming College. Our own first lady was there today taking a tour of the mobile meat processing and teaching unit. She also toured around a few other places in Fremont County to witness their robust local food supply, and learn about the future of local food in the area.
As part of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) effort to find good homes for wild horses and burros removed from public lands, the agency today began offering new financial incentives to encourage qualified people to adopt one or more of the animals.
Possible near-record cold temperatures are expected to move through the Northern Plains and Midwest March 6-10 posing a potential impact to agricultural producers, according to the USDA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Visitors to Cheyenne Frontier Days this year can build a ranch, change a stream flow, meet Wyoming’s most (un)wanted outlaw weeds, eat a beef stick from UW Cowboy Branded Meats and test their wool-grading skills.