June 3, 2022 – The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust announced today that Omar Mandeel was hired as the new Conservation and Stewardship Associate on June 1, 2022. In this role, Omar will help manage conservation easement projects and stewardship activities.

Omar’s passion for the land and conservation started in his home state of Kentucky. Prior to joining the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust, Omar worked in international development with a focus on conservation and environmental issues, including renewable energy projects in Colombia and soil conservation/sustainable agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. He also has a background in foreign policy having worked extensively with think-tanks, government agencies and non-government organizations.

“We are excited to add Omar to the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust team. His background in project management and conservation will be an asset as we work to help landowners in meeting their agricultural and conservation goals.
Please join me in welcoming Omar to Wyoming!” – Jessica Crowder, Executive Director

About the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust

The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust is dedicated to conservation through ranching. Based in Cheyenne, the non-profit organization serves the entire state and is Wyoming’s only agricultural land trust. Through partnerships with families, the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust holds and stewards agricultural conservation easements on more than 288,000 acres of land throughout Wyoming. Founded in 2000 by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, it is one of the largest regional land trusts in the United States.

For more information, visit https://wsglt.org

By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.