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Our Amazing Grasslands - Gilbert Ranch, Buffalo, South Dakota (SD)

Gilbert Family – Plant diversity in grazing


"I think that’s the big thing about any type of grazing practice, whether you are completely holistic, whether you are doing a two-time-over, whether you’re doing rotational mob grazing, you have to be so aware at all times: What are your grasses doing?  What’s happening?  What’s the result of this decision?"

Linda Gilbert


In our five and one half minute November video release of 2020, we visit with the Gilbert Family, Buffalo, SD. The SD Grassland Coalition partnered with the organizations listed below to enhance the Grassland Planner with a release of a short video story each month during 2020 promoting healthy soils, grasslands, and ecosystems. Please enjoy the Our Amazing Grasslands feature story for November 2020 featuring the Gilbert Family.

2020 Grassland Stewardship Communications Project Partners:  SD Grassland Coalition, Audubon Dakota, Ducks Unlimited, Partners for Fish and Wildlife, SD Department of Game, Fish and Parks, The Nature Conservancy, Pheasants Forever, SD Soil Health Coalition, South Dakota State University, and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

If you missed previous 2020 "Our Amazing Grassland" stories, the links are below:

January:  Chuck & Koreen Anderson  

February:  Jeannie Franceus

March:  George & Suzanne England 

April:  The Dells 

May:  Lance Vilhauer

June:  Johnson Family

July:  Hove Family

August:  Fran Fritz

September:  Rick Smith

October: Slovek Family