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Natural Resources University


Natural Resources University is a podcast network focused on delivering science-based information for natural resource management.

Funding for this project comes from the Renewable Resources Extension Act.


Dec 16, 2022

To understand how we got to where we are today, hosts Alex and Jared go to Albert Sommers’ operation and the Green River Drift, a cattle migration in Wyoming that’s been taking place for generations. We’ll learn about the land management policies that shaped predator eradication, public lands, and the West we know today.

Nathan Sayre’s “History of Rangeland Policy” talk from Beyond Conflict, WLA event in 2021

Nathan Sayre’s book: The Politics of Scale

Threshold’s season on bison: Oh, Give Me A Home

Feature-length documentary about the Green River Drift: The Drift

CBS News segment on the Green River Drift

If you’re interested in learning more about the homesteading days in the Upper Green, you can head to the Sommers Homestead Living History Museum near Pinedale, Wyoming. The museum is located about 7 miles south of the Cora Junction on US 191 on the East Green River Road, Just west of Pinedale Wyoming. For more information, call the Museum of the Mountain Man(307-367-4101), or find it on Facebook.

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