Category Archives: Kane & Two Mile Ranches

News about restoration and other issues affecting Grand Canyon Trust’s Kane & Two Mile Ranches

Wildfire and Big Trees: a middle path

Notes from the Field: the North Rim Ranches High risk of severe wildfire What happens when you combine a new Forest Service plan with citizen-led efforts to increase collaboration around management in forests that harbor some of the largest and … Continue reading

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Connecting “Island” Fragments: Finding the Mountain Lion

By Erin Lees, Intern, Kane-Two Mile Ranches Program The grass moved and swayed in the wind, I could almost feel the breeze. A bird would fly to the tree and perch on the creaking branch but in the next slide, it … Continue reading

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Connecting “Island” Fragments: Exploring Wildlife Connectivity on the Kane and Two Mile Ranches

By Cerissa Hoglander, Kane & Two Mile Ranches Program Associate Habitat fragmentation is a global concern, and the Colorado Plateau is no exception. Maintaining the connections between protected habitat “islands” is important for reducing the vulnerability of these landscapes to … Continue reading

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Storms of Words from Kane Ranch: Journaling in Place Workshop

Kane Ranch Headquarters is a place where days and nights are full of dreaming because you can look and look at the long stretch of empty horizon and fill your head with the possibility of anything. Fire lookout, poet, and … Continue reading

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Habitat “Island” Connectivity, Part 1 of 3: Why Connectivity Matters

Islands evoke visions of diversity: strange trees, magnificent reptiles, beautiful flowers, resplendent birds. Much of this diversity is due to an island’s physical isolation from other islands and the mainland – and the competitive pressures of natural selection on each. But … Continue reading

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Artists on the Land: “Writing out from Kane Ranch” Performance a Hit

Spanning lofty heights of the Kaibab Plateau and sweeping vistas of the Marble Platform and Vermilion Cliffs, the Kane Ranch is an area of tremendous ecological importance, significant social value, and unparalleled beauty. Grand Canyon Trust has been bringing conservation … Continue reading

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