A Barnes-storming journey

- Spotlight
Photo by Craig Hellier

After six years of conversations, walking the ground, and extensive due diligence, the Okanogan Land Trust closed on a conservation easement of 2,688 acres. Owned by the Ellis-Barnes Livestock Co., the Barnes Family has been ranching on this diverse ground since the 1920’s. Read the full story on Wenatchee World.

“Okanogan Land Trust finalizes deal to protect rangeland habitat”
By Jerry DeBacker, Okanogan Land Trust
February 2, 2021