The largest conservation easement gift in Sheridan Community Land Trust's history, donated by John and Vanessa Buyok, was signed over yesterday afternoon during a ceremony at the historic Sheridan Inn. Sheridan County officials, Sheridan Land Trust board members and other guests were all at the ceremony. Of course, John and Vanessa Buyok were there as well—John explains why they donated their 844-acre ranch to the Land Trust:
Land Trust Chairman, Mark Kinner, says he hopes the Buyok's gift will forge a path for others to follow:
The 844-acre ranch is located along the Tongue River near Monarch.