Matt Barnes

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Gender MALE
Industry Environment
Occupation Rangeland and wildlife conservationist
Location Bozeman, Montana, United States
Introduction Matt Barnes provides ranch and rangeland stewardship for whole-systems resilience through his company, Shining Horizons Land Management, LLC. He is also Field Director at People and Carnivores (formerly Keystone Conservation). He managed the Howell Ranch in western Colorado from 2010 - 2012. He is a Certified Professional in Rangeland Management, past President of the Colorado Section of the Society for Range Management, and serves on the editorial board of Rangelands, where he recently edited a special issue on Strategic Grazing Management for Complex Creative Systems. He is a writer, photographer, and artist, exploring the American West and rangelands of the world by foot, horse, boat, pickup truck, and motorcycle.
Interests Exploring, reading, writing, photography, art, living on the land, integral theory and practice, meditation, travel, kayaking, canoeing, motorcycle riding, home brewing, western dancing
Favorite Movies Into the Wild, Legends of the Fall, Lonesome Dove, The Good The Bad and the Ugly, The New Frontier, Sukhavati, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
Favorite Music Americana music, flamenco, folk music, Mongolian long-tone singing, western music, world music
Favorite Books A Sand County Almanac, Beyond the Rangeland Conflict, Desert Solitaire, For the Love of Land, Home Land, Masked Gods, Revolution on the Range, The Border Trilogy, The Hero With A Thousand Faces, The Power of Now, Where the Bluebird Sings the the Lemonade Springs, Wolf Totem, The Ancient Child, Ceremony