March 27, 2019 –
Come join us for a conversation about Livestock Guard Dogs and other ways to reduce livestock losses to predators.
Hosted by People and Carnivores and Blackleaf Guardians
March 27 in Alder from 11:00 – 3:00
Alder Firehall – Community Center
March 28 in Dillon from 11:00 – 3:00
Beaverhead Museum Old Depot Theatre
People and Carnivores has teamed up with Steve and Billie Skelton, of Blackleaf Guardians, to offer 2 informational presentations on Livestock Guardian Dogs (LGDs) and other proactive measures to reduce losses to predators.
The Skeltons will
Share their experience ranching on the Eastern Rocky Mountain Front amongst dense carnivore populations
Discuss different breeds of LGDs and different methods for protecting livestock
Facilitate a question/answer session (current LGD users are encouraged to share their own experiences)
Show you four LGD breeds and some puppies in training!
Meetings are open to the public and food will be provided.