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Bison Ranch Workshops

Fun, Facts & Fellowship for New-Comers and Old-Timers

Ever wondered about bison ranching? Then attend our bison ranch workshops where we focus on various educational topics, such as:

  • Environmental Elements (soil, land, drought, etc.)
  • Bison Healthcare (vet, handling, vaccinations, etc)
  • Business & Finance (bison financing, business plans, etc.)
  • Industry News (nutrition, legislation, you name it)

Plus you'll get a chance to talk buffalo and visit with our bison industry friends!

RMBA 2017 Fall Ranch Tour

August 18-19, 2017

Touring Big Heart Bison and
Platte River Power Authority Rawhide Energy Station

Registration Information

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 11, 2017

  • RMBA Members
    • $55 - Adults
    • $25 - Children - 17 & under
  • Non-Members
    • $65 - Adults
    • $35 - Children - 17 & under

You may REGISTER ONLINE (open through August 11, 2017) or View/Download the Registration Flyer.

Schedule of Events

Big Heart Bison (Greg and Tami Nott)

10468 County Road 112 Carr, CO 80612 (directions below)

Friday, August 18, 2017
4:00 - 4:30 pm Registration
4:30 - 5:30 pm Ranch and herd tour
5:30 - 9:00 pm Shredded Buffalo Taco and Buffalo Q&A
Dinner provided by Big Heart Bison

Platte River Power Authority Rawhide Energy Station (Tom Chaffin)

2700 E County Road 82 Wellington, CO 80549 (directions below)

Saturday, August 19, 2017
8:00 - 8:30 am Arrive at PRPA Rawhide Energy Station
8:30 - 9:00 am Welcome and Introduction
9:00 - 11:00 am Power Plant Tour
11:00 - 12:00 pm Upper Herd Tour
12:00 - 1:00 pm Buffalo Burgers
1:00 - 3:00 pm Lower Herd and Working Facilities Tour

Lodging Options

Numerous options are available in the Ft. Collins and Cheyenne region to fit everyone’s personal needs.

Directions

Big Heart Bison

Greg Nott: 720-891-5810

From Denver / Fort Collins

  • Follow I-25 N to Exit 281 for Owl Canyon Road. Turn right onto Owl Canyon Road then immediately turn left onto the Frontage Road.
  • In 2 miles turn right onto County Road 74.
  • In 2.2 miles continue onto County Road 110.
  • In 4 miles turn left onto Country Road 21.
  • In 1 mile turn right onto County Road 112.
  • In .4 miles turn right into the Memphis Buffalo Ranch.

From Cheyenne

  • Follow I-25 S to Exit 293 for County Road 126. Turn left toward Carr.
  • In 3.6 miles turn right onto 2nd Street.
  • In .9 miles continue onto Country Road 21.
  • In 6 miles turn left onto County Road 112.
  • In .4 miles turn right into the Memphis Buffalo Ranch.

Rawhide Energy Station

Tom Chaffin: 970-217-4308

Rawhide Energy Station is located at 2700 E. CR82 (Buckeye Road), in Wellington, CO. From I-25, take exit 288 (Buckeye Road/CR82) and head west. The Rawhide Energy Station main gate is approximately three miles from the highway on the north side of Buckeye Road. Upon arrival, use the phone to check-in with security.

Workshop Information Contact

For any additional information on the conference, contact John Graves at 303-887-9677.