Now in it’s 14th year, the Durham Ranch Buffalo Stampede is gaining global credibility! Apparently we now have fans as far away as Nicaragua!
These spry young men were spotted in Gillette recently attending function honoring World War 2 veterans. Chet Haagensen on the left and Bill Prell on the right were some of the recipients in the 2014 Buffalo Stampede Charity Race last summer at the Durham Ranch. John Flocchini was happy to shake their hand and get a great picture. Thank you for your service! Click to read more!
We were honored to host many of our elected officials who recently completed a fact-finding trip, focusing on energy production and tourism in our area. Durham Ranch Manager John Flocchini led the discussion on AG & Energy and gave a brief tour of the expansive ranch, highlighting some of the holistic ranch management principles that Durham Ranch implements to allow for sustainable bison ranching.
Among those in attendance were:
Hayden Rogers, Chief of Staff and John O’Donnell Senior Advisor to U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), who sits on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and chairs its Public Lands, Forests and Mining Subcommittee.
Anthony Sedillo, Professional Staff Member U.S. House Natural Resources Committee (Minority)
Tara Billingsley, Senior Advisor to U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), who serves on the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power and Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining.
David Rosenbaum, Legislative Director to Office of U.S. Representative Dina Titus (D-NV-1), who serves on the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittees on Aviation; Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management; Highways and Transit; and Water Resources and Environment.
Becky Cruz Lizama, Legislative Director for U.S. Representative Gregorio Sablan (D-Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). who serves on the Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation and Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Logan H. Ferree, Senior Legislative Assistant for Office of Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA-02), who serves on the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation; and Subcommittee on Water and Power.
Mike Lucier, Legislative Assistant Office of Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA-8), who serves on the House Appropriations Committee as Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior and Environment.
Ben Lieberman, Majority Counsel for U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce (Majority)
Tristan Abbey, Professional Staff Member for U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources (Minority)
Nick Abraham, Legislative Clerk for Energy and Environment for U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce (Majority)
Ron S. Faibish, Ph.D., Professional Staff Member for U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Minority)
Annie Caputo, Senior Policy Advisor for U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce (Majority)
Caleb Paxton, Legislative Assistant for Office of U.S. Representative Jeff Duncan (R-SC-03), who serves on the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources and Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Don Benton, Washington State Senator (R)