News Around the Ranch 2019-07-18T18:39:40+00:00

Wetlands Restoration Project Update – 2018

In May of 2018, the Wetland and Stream restoration project was completed. It took 3 years of planning with the help of Tom Biebighauser, a Wildlife Biologist and Wetland Ecologist and a Craig Sponholtz, the founder and owner of Watershed Artisans, Inc, an internationally recognized stream and wetland restoration designer. [...]

Spring has sprung at Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch!

2018 has brought massive transformation to our garden, as it expands from 2,300 square feet to 13,200 square feet. The new cedar and pine fence begins at the driveway and follows the road until it curves back in, now encompassing the greenhouse and the entire area that our chickens had [...]

Our New Siloon: 2018 Renovations

We are thrilled to announce the completion of our 'Siloon'! Once a dingy root cellar with a dirt floor, the Siloon has seen an incredible transformation that has finally taken full shape. Guided by the vision of the ranch owners, our skilled team of master craftsmen have beautifully converted this [...]

Native Seed, Shrub and Tree Planting at BMGR: Working With Local Agencies

In April 2017 BMGR staff and a group of volunteers planted over $9,000 of native seed, trees, and shrubs. The area selected was adjacent to the first phase of the water restoration project that was completed in late July 2016 by Craig Sponholtz, founder of Water Artisans. (See Water restoration [...]

Keylining With Yeoman’s Plow at Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch

In spring of 2017, Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch began its keyline project… Our mission is to restore desert grasslands, helping water flow where it needs to go and healthy soil to grow.   What is Keylining? A founding concept in permaculture design, P.A. Yeoman’s Keyline is a technique for maximizing [...]

The Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch Garden Is Expanding!

Our head gardener, Elena Hughes, has been working tirelessly these last few weeks to prepare the garden for a huge expansion next season. The current garden space is 2,300 square feet, and this expansion will enlarge it to 13,200 square feet. Relocating the chickens and ducks gives us access to [...]