January 27, 2021
What We’re Reading… thoughtful and insightful books that give focus to restoration, environmental protections and the importance of a sustainable and healthy food system.
January 15, 2021
In Part III of our “Meet the Family” video series, we are happy to introduce the hardworking Colton Jones! Not only is he the son-in-law of Dan & Jill and husband to General Manager, Jilian Jones - but he’s also the Cheyenne River Ranch Manager and Wild Idea’s Sourcing Manager.
December 30, 2020All too often, we base our food decisions on confusing information without considering the whole story. At Wild Idea Buffalo Company, we want to be part of the solution, not the problem.
December 29, 2020What if you knew you could have your burger and save the planet too…
December 16, 2020Occasionally, we receive requests for prints of my photography. Because art is subjective to the eye of the beholder, I have been reluctant (and a bit insecure) to make a selection. With some persistence from the staff, I humbly offer the following.
December 03, 2020
Carbon sequestration plays a key role in environmental health. Wild Idea Buffalo Company and affiliated ranches are positively impacting over 300,000 acres of grasslands, which actively sequesters between 90,000 to 5,100,000 metric tons of carbon!
November 10, 2020
I’ve been thinking about all the people who have answered the call to duty for the United States of America, about the sacrifices many of them have made for love of this country.
November 06, 2020
For the past twenty-three years, Wild Idea and affiliated ranch partners have had their boots on the ground - working hard to regenerate and preserve the American Great Plains, by bringing back the bison. Introducing the Wild Idea Work Boot!
October 28, 2020For the past seventeen years the Cheyenne River Ranch (CRR) has been our home. The move from the Broken Heart Ranch (BHR) to the CRR was driven by three factors: 1) The land around the BHR was becoming very commercialized and there wasn't much opportunity for growth. 2) The CRR had opportunity for growth, where large landscape conservation would be possible. 3) The land on the CRR came with a 24,000 acre grazing permit on the Buffalo Gap National Grasslands.
October 21, 2020
On Sunday evening I usually try to map out my week. This week was going to be a full one and would require committed planning. But, it doesn't take much to become uncommitted and have your regimented schedule tossed out the window. As a rancher and a small business owner, being flexible is a necessity.