Bioneers 2024 Conference

How Can Livestock Create Climate Resilience?

In this session, Cole Bush, of Shepherdess Land and Livestock Co.; Bre Owens, Director of Western Programs with the National Grazing Lands Coalition; and Sarah Wentzel-Fisher, of the renowned Quivira Coalition, will discuss the ways in which enlightened livestock management, particularly shepherding, can actually improve the land and soil, sequester carbon, and strengthen rural communities. They will share their experiences working in the American West, seeking to restore and protect its delicate landscapes through intelligent, cutting-edge grazing practices, as well as cultivating relationships between diverse peoples, cultures, and places. Questions they will explore will include: How can livestock contribute to building climate resilience? How can we think and act differently about the relationship between people, animals, and watersheds? How are unexpected allies critical in changing our food, fiber, and climate systems?

Golden Bear Room, Hotel Shattuck Plaza


March 29th | 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm


Cole Bush
Shepherdess Land and Livestock Co.
Sarah Wentzel-Fisher
Executive Director
Quivira Coalition
Bre Owens
Director of Western Programs
National Grazing Lands Coalition
Bioneers 2024 Conference - Revolution from the Heart of Nature
Bioneers 2024 Conference - Revolution from the Heart of Nature