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P.O. Box 768

Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003

On August 9th and 10th, fifty-five people braved the heat and dust to attend the First Ever Pathfinder Volunteer Days at the Pathfinder Buzzard Ranch.  Volunteers included sportsmen and sportswomen, personnel from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) and the Bur...

Whiskey Peak is one of the prominent landmarks in the northeastern Red Desert and the highest point in the Green Mountains.  The northwestern slopes of the Green Mountains drain into Willow Creek and eventually join the Sweetwater River.  Willow Creek meanders througho...

On March 22nd, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department captured and collared 31 mule deer from the Sweetwater Mule Deer herd, starting with deer they captured near Devils Gate on the Pathfinder Dumbell Ranch.  This effort is aimed at understanding deer health and seasonal...

In August of 2017, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) completed lizard visual encounter surveys in five locations and setup one drift fence and funnel trap array on the Pathfinder Ranch. Two species of lizards were detected during four out of the five visual e...

In March of 1899, an German pioneer in Wyoming named Ole Frantzen filed an irrigation water right on the north slope of Green Mountain.  His goal was to irrigate 100 acres of native hay in the meadows surrounding Cooper Creek.  Mr. Frantzen built a mile-and-a-half long...

The 2017 Horse Creek stream restoration project at Pathfinder Ranches reconnected the historic channel flood plain, improved water quality, and eliminated two fish passage barriers within the stream.  A result of this project is improved access for trout movement upstr...

In cooperation with the Rawlins Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Pathfinder Ranches helped build a 22-acre exclosure fence surrounding Sand Springs in Carbon County.  These multiple springs, producing water directly out of the sand dunes, are within...

Whitetop, or hoary cress, is an aggressive perennial forb that is tolerant of salty soils, like those found along the Sweetwater River.  This invasive plant is on the Wyoming State-listed Noxious Weed list.  Plants aggressively establish where extra water is available,...

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