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Latest Photos

Here are some photos from our ranch in southeast Idaho, and from our time managing Circle Ranch in far-west Texas.

Drought Busters 101 : A 21-Minute Video on Desert Grassland Restoration

“Drought Busters” is an inexpensive, quick, physiologically and economically sustainable method of habitat and wildlife restoration. We call it Drought Busters because it increases effective rainfall by rebuilding soil fertility and the soil’s ability to […]

Fishing the Firehole in Yellowstone with Laura and Nichole

Fishing the Firehole, northwest of Old Faithful in Yellowstone Park. Fishing the Firehole In Yellowstone Park from Christopher Gill on Vimeo.

Happy July 4, 2020 from Pitchstone Waters Ranch

July 4, 2020 at Pitchstone Waters Ranch in Idaho. July 4th Fishing Picnic at Pitchstone Waters from Christopher Gill on Vimeo.

Releasing Beavers in Idaho

Fifth in a series about reintroducing beaver on the Fall River in Idaho, 5-miles Southwest of Yellowstone National Park.    

Happy New Year 2020

From your friends at Pitchstone Waters Ranch, Happy New Year 2020!   Fall River Granddaughters

Merry Christmas from Pitchstone Waters

“A Merry Christmas to us all; God bless us, every one!”

Elk and Calves

A mother elk, her yearling calf and this year’s twins, captured in one of our newly-opened ATV trails at Pitchstone Waters.

Baby Moose at Pitchstone Waters

Our ATV trails attract wildlife like this little moose calf.

Nesting Sandhill Crane at Pitchstone Waters

Here is a nesting Sandhill Crane at Pitchstone Waters. Tens of thousands of these birds winter on the Llano Estacado and parts of the Trans-Pecos, each year. The cranes have been making this annual journey […]

Bear Highway

“Pitchstone Waters and the Fall River valley is a bear highway. We estimate this one at 350 pounds. (View more amazing pictures on Pitchstone’s Facebook page.)”