State stock growing group seeks nominations for ranching award

Apr 20, 2017 From staff and wire reports

The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust is seeking nominations for the2017 Kurt Bucholz Award.

The award was created in 2008, in memory of Kurt Bucholz, DVM, a legislator and rancher from Saratoga. Recipients exemplify the core beliefs held by Dr. Bucholz during his lifetime of dedicated public service and commitment to conservation.

The award is presented by the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust at its Annual Roundup Fundraiser and Barbeque, which will be held in Elk Mountain, WY on August 26, 2017.

Individuals eligible for nomination will have achieved a lasting impact in one or more of the following ways:

Ardent supporter of conserving Wyoming's working landscapes and one who recognizes the indispensable role of ranching in this endeavor.

A background of actions promoting the bedrock importance of water to Wyoming and the vital significance of protecting traditional water rights.Submissions are due by May 19. Please direct questions to Travis Brammer at (307) 772-8751 or travis@wsgalt.org. Nomination forms can be found, and submitted online.