Tuned in to the Land

The California Rangeland Trust Podcast

About the Podcast

Hosted by Rangeland Trust CEO Michael Delbar, our new podcast features long-form conversations about ranching, conservation, land use, wildlife, fire prevention, and so much more! Special guests include partners, scientists, conservationists, and landowners who exemplify the importance of preserving California’s working lands through their lives and careers.

Tune in every month to learn how you can be involved in preserving the future of the Golden State for generations to come. 

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Episode 9: Reflecting on the Last Two Years with Dr. Dave Daley

In 2020, the Bear Fire ravaged part of the Plumas National Forest, which the Daley family has grazed cattle on since the late 1800s. Sadly, most of the Daley’s cattle herd was lost in the fire. The event and horrific days that followed prompted Dr. Dave Daley, past California Cattlemen’s Association President, to keep a journal detailing his heart-wrenching experience. Shortly after, he shared his account on social media. His story went viral and helped change hearts and minds across the country and around the world.

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Episode 7: Get to Know Rominger Brothers Farms

On this month’s episode of Tuned In to the Land, Rangeland Trust CEO Michael Delbar visits Bruce Rominger, co-owner of Rominger Brothers Farms in Yolo County, CA. Seated under an old oak tree on the Rominger Ranch, Michael and Bruce discuss the Romingers’ commitment to environmental sustainability, which is demonstrated through their farmland and rangeland management practices.

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Episode 6: Policy Updates

On this month’s episode of Tuned In to the Land, Rangeland Trust CEO Michael Delbar sits down with Erik Glenn, Executive Director of the Colorado Cattleman’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) and President of the Partnership of Rangeland Trusts (PORT).

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