Thursday, November 19, 2009

Ranching in Teton County a topic of December events at library in Jackson

Teton County Library in Jackson sends this news:

Announcing an exhibition: “Land. Trust. Ranching in Their Hands." Photographer Anne Muller and Jackson Hole Land Trust document the people behind conservation easement-protected lands that remain agriculturally productive. View the story of the unsung heroes of the valley's horse and cattle operations, who labor sun up to sun down to keep the fields green, the ditches flowing, the fences mended, the hay cut and the animals fed. Exhibition includes 30 black-and-white images by Anne Muller with quotes from ranch managers. On display Dec. 14 - Jan. 13. Cost: Free. Location: Library Exhibit Gallery.

On Tuesday, Dec. 15, the library presents “Ranching 2010: A Look at Ranching in 21st Century Teton County” from 6-7 p.m. Meet local ranch managers and agricultural producers and learn about some of the challenges they face in the modern ranching era. The Jackson Hole Land Trust presents a public conversation that will shed light on the current state of ranching in Teton County and show how conservation easements help preserve working ranches. Cost: Free. Location: Ordway Auditorium.

FMI: Adult Humanities Coordinator, Oona Doherty, 733-2164 ext. 135 or