Richard Curilla, historian Alamo Village, gives us a tour and the history of the construction of Alamo Village and many of the movies produced at the location.
Season 5 – Episode 64 – Clearwater Creek Ranch
A visit with Dr. Tom Dorrell, Sr and Bea Dorrell about the history and management of the ranch. We look at some brush clearing and seeding work to enhance whitetail deer habitat and livestock forages. Their biologist shows and explains how a 2-mile natural gas pipeline right-of-way has been restored to native grasses and forbs.
Tully Shahan takes us OUT ON THE LAND to show us results of brush management and development of watering points. He talks about his Akaushi/Angus beef cattle, importance of water placement & fencing for livestock & wildlife and more.
Season 5 Episode 62 – John Wayne’s THE ALAMO Movie Set on the SHAHAN RANCH
A visit with Jamie Shahan Rains & Tully Shahan where we learn how their father, Happy Shahan, worked with John Wayne and secured the location for Wayne’s 1960 movie, THE ALAMO. The replica of the Alamo and the complete movie set is still in existence on this working cattle ranch.
Season 5 Episode 61 – Daigle Farm – Grazing & Longleaf Pine Ecosystem in Louisiana
David Daigle, former recipient of National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Environmental Stewardship Program Regional Award, takes Out On The Land host, Dr. Larry Butler, on a tour of his farm where grazing animals, threatened and endangered species, and long-leaf pine are managed in an exemplary manner.
Season 5 Episode 60 – TTU Dept of Natural Resources Management
This special episode of OUT ON THE LAND is dedicated to Texas Tech University’s Department of Natural Resources Management. The department graciously permitted OOTL to use excerpts from their video (Securing the Legacy) which illustrates some of the jobs students can look forward to upon graduation. Thank you Texas Tech University.
Season 5 Episode 59 – Legacy Plaza part 2
More from Goldthwaite, Texas, Legacy Plaza and OUT ON THE LAND visits ranches with actual Native American archeological sites and native rangeland grasses and landscapes.
Season 5 Episode 58 – Legacy Plaza – Goldthwaite, TX
OUT ON THE LAND goes to the Texas Botanical Gardena & Native American Interpretive Center and visits with a number of the people that played a key role in bringing a slice of native landscape and history to the town of Goldthwaite, TX.
Season 5 – Episode 57 – Diversified Farming Operation in Alabama
Out On The Land host visits with owner/operator of a diversified farm in Alabama. Beef cattle, broiler chickens, catfish, vegetables, and honey all produced on the farm while helping others in the community.
Season 5 – Episode 56 – Grazing, Timber, Wildlife Management in Pennsylvania
Grazing, forest, and wildlife management. Clem and Jana Malot share the history and management of their farm in Pennsylvania.
Season 5 – Episode 55 – Seven Cross Ranch Grazing Management and Lesser Prairie Chickens
Rancher and operator of Seven Cross Ranch explains his grazing management and how it compliments the habitat of the the Lesser Prairie Chicken.
Season 5 – Episode 54 – Camp Creek Ranch, Cattle, and Lesser Prairie Chickens
We visit with Clay Cooper on his Camp Creek Ranch. He tells us how he was assisted by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in development of his conservation plan that provides him valuable information for managing his rangelands and his cattle operation while providing him “predictability” with respect to lesser prairie chickens. Key NRCS personnel provide information of interest to other ranchers as well.
Season 5 – Episode 53 – East Texas Ranch, West Texas & Lincoln, NM
We visit with Bob Sanders on his ranch near Jefferson, Texas, and take a short tour of Jefferson. Then we head to the Davis Mountains of west Texas and on to Lincoln, NM, where we have a short peek at two friends’ weddings that occur out on the land. We take a quick tour of Lincoln and show you some of its history.