Jay Fetcher on his family’s ranching and conservation legacy

Nov 12, 2021

This episode is a prelude to CWP’s Road to 30: Postcards video series, which will premiere next week with a series of videos on places that are in need of protection and can set America on track to protect 30 percent of its land and waters by 2030.

CWP’s Aaron Weiss and Lauren Bogard sat down with Colorado rancher Jay Fetcher, a finalist for the 2021 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award. Jay’s father and uncle founded Fetcher Ranch in 1949, and Jay was instrumental in the creation of the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust, which protects working agricultural land while conserving natural resources.

Aaron Weiss and Jay Fetcher record a podcast

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