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Groups taking applications for rangeland internships

Feb 3, 2014 - From staff reports

The program gives budding agriculturalists ranching experience and educational opportunities.

The Wyoming Stock Growers Association, Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts and the Wyoming Chapter of The Nature Conservancy are taking applications for the Range-land Internship Program that started in 2013.

The deadline is March 1.

This program is designed to offer beginning agriculturalists real-world ranching experience and educational opportunities. It has two areas of focus --agriculture internships on mentoring ranches, and continuing education scholarships to agriculture and natural resource workshops. College credit may be available for this internship.

If interested in applying for the Rangeland Internship Program, visit www.wysga.org, scroll down to "Rangeland Internship Program" and click on the link.

Applications should be sent via e-mail to save postage and paper.

Since 1872, the Wyoming Stock Growers Association has served the livestock business and families of Wyoming by protecting their economic, legislative, regulatory, judicial, environmental, custom and cultural interests. It promotes the role of the cattle industry in resource stewardship, animal care and the production of high-quality, safe and nutritious beef.

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