March 24, 2017
In about a week we will start gathering the buffalo off the Buffalo Gap National Grasslands (their winter pasture) and bring them back across the Cheyenne River to their summer pasture. It will also be the first time that I have been among them since my accident, almost two months ago.
Last month shortly before Valentine’s Day, I had an accident involving one of our bison. Bison, as we all know, are and always will be a wild animal.
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March 10, 2017
Many people say they love nature, but as Dan often says, “people like nature when it doesn’t smell, poop, or bite”. For consumers who love nature and vote for nature with their mouths, and who look for companies like Wild Idea Buffalo Co. that offer a great meat by-product, through sustainable conservation, we have your back on all the elements of nature.
March 01, 2017
A couple of months ago a friend had forwarded an article from one of his advertising buddies on food photography on to me. It included a video on the making of a McDonalds hamburger, which was about why the burger you buy doesn’t look like the one in the marketing photos. The video took you inside the photo shoot production and showed a full staff of people that were part of the process. There was even one person that
February 17, 2017
As one travels the center of our country the effort to conserve and restore the diversity and natural systems of the American Great Plains is evident. Conservation groups, government agencies, and individuals are hard at work on a thousand projects; from habitat restoration, to
February 10, 2017
It has been a full-blown winter here on the prairie. Since our first snowstorm in early December the snow has continued and the cold temperatures have remained persistent.
The snow is starting to lose its charm and the frigid temps are starting to show in people's personalities. The only thing that seems unaffected is the buffalo and the wildlife.
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January 14, 2017
We live in a land of accidental monuments. Mostly they were erected in the beginning of the last century and were not intended to mark the passage of great events. They were intended to be the beginnings of something. They dot the landscape in the form of leaning or tumbled down buildings surrounded by tree groves dying of thirst. Sometimes there are moldering corrals of rotten boards brought in by trains that no longer run. Sometimes the county road that once led to them is still passable. Sometimes those roads have been over taken by what was pushed aside to construct them. Often there is only a depression that marks the root cellar where precious vegetables were stored for the few years that the dream survived.View article