Kat Taylor and TomKat Ranch
"Growing up in California, spending most of my time out-of-doors, I was raised in a nature ethic. I understand that we live within natural resource and ecological limits, and we have to tend to the planet that is so gracious to host us. That’s why at TomKat Ranch we partner with Point Blue to create a “learning laboratory.” Here beef graze on grasses and pastures only. At the same time, the soil ecosystem grows healthier. This is “ecological ranching” where cattle are used to improve biodiversity above and below the ground. Point Blue's scientists and data help us understand what’s going on. I'm proud to be a supporting partner with them."
That’s what Point Blue was called in a recent profile in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat—and we took it as a compliment! We were honored to be featured on the front page of the recent Sonoma Gives section.
New Point Blue research shows huge potential for streamside forests to store carbon. This paper provides a first-of-its-kind global analysis and highlights the value of active forest restoration as a climate solution.
In our latest Quarterly newsletter, we celebrate half a century of stewardship and conservation of the Farallon Islands in partnership with the US Fish and Wildlife Service. We've been on the Island 24 hours a day, 365 days a year since 1968!
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