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Grazing for Change Speaker: Tony Malmberg, rancher and consultant with Grasslands, LLC

 

Tony Malmberg, holistic management, grazing for change conferenceTony Malmberg, Grasslands, LLC: As founder and president of Ranchers Management Company, Tony managed ranch properties and consulted for individual ranches in the western United States for nearly twenty years. Tony owned and operated Twin Creek Ranch, south of Lander, Wyoming, for 31 years. The ranch served as a laboratory for master’s thesis and other academic studies concerning the interaction of properly managed grazing and sage grouse habitat, wildlife friendly fence and migration, riparian habitat and migratory songbird population. Tony has been a practitioner of Holistic Management for over twenty-five years, is a Certified Educator and serves as Managing Member of the Savory Insitute, LLC, who promotes the large scale restoration of the worlds grasslands.Tony and his wife, Andrea, sold their Wyoming ranch in 2009. They used the Holistic Decision Making Framework in selecting northeastern Oregon and now ranch in Union county Oregon. They raise Beyond Organic Beef: Grown to Enhance the Land that Creates it and the People who Enjoy it. A key criteria of their search was to ranch in a place where they could live with and learn about salmon and their habitat. They have leased some of their water rights to The Freshwater Trust for Steelhead and Chinook Salmon habitat. Tony is delighted to be working for The Freshwater Trust as a Flow Restoration Manager, with focus on the John Day River.