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soil carbon cowboys screenings

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Wild and Scenic Film Festival  - 2016 (Main festival and on tour throughout the U.S.)

December 1, 2016    Helena    MT    Myrna Loy Center
September 15, 2016    Gardiner    MT    Gardiner High School
September 9, 2016    Reno    NV    Robert Z. Hawkins Amphithheater
September 9, 2016    Billings    MT    Babcock Theater
September 4, 2016    Leadville    CO    Tabor Opera House
August 18, 2016    Houston    TX    Alamo Drafthouse
May 14, 2016    Gainesville    GA    Brenau University Downtown Center
May 4, 2016    Chico    CA    California State University Chico
April 29, 2016    Sudbury    ON    Dynamic Earth
April 28, 2016    Spokane    WA    Garland Theatre
April 22, 2016    Portsmouth    NH    The Music Hall Historic Theater
April 22, 2016    Palatine    IL    Countryside Church Unitarian Universalist
April 21, 2016    Ann Arbor    MI    Michigan Theatre
April 20, 2016    Seattle    WA    SIFF Cinema Uptown
April 15, 2016    Walla Walla    WA    Maxey Auditorium, Whitman College
March 30, 2016    Maynard    MA    Fine Arts Theatre Place
March 25, 2016    Concord    NH    Red River Theatres
March 16, 2016    Madison    WI    Barrymore Theatre
March 12, 2016    Salida    CO    Salida Steamplant Theater
March 4, 2016    Louisville    KY    Clifton Cultural Center
February 12, 2016    Dillon    MT    STC Great Room, University of Montana

2016 American Conservation Film Festival - NORTH - April 2016

Chicago’s One Earth Film Festival – March 6, 2016

The American Conservation Film Festival North – MA - 2016

VisionLA’ 15 Fest – December 2015

Isle of Wight Film Festival – August 2015

Aspen Ideas Festival – July 2015

Environmental Film Festival at Yale – April 2015

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital – March 2015

ASU Sustainability Solution Festival – February 2015

Trail Dance Film Festival – January 2015

Telly Awards - 2015

soil carbon

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Cattle, when properly grazed, offers potential solutions to soil health, animal health, human health, carbon sequestration, water supply and food nutrition. It's a brave new world, and it's below our feet.

We are creating a series of short films about regenerative grazing practices and soil health. The first film, 'Soil Carbon Cowboys,' has been seen in 150 countries by a million people. It has had a tremendous impact on ranchers seeking a more regenerative way to graze, policymakers on how to include soil carbon into their nascent carbon markets and (as seen in Soil Carbon Curious) scientists eager to study whole systems science on these healthy, vibrant AMP (Adaptive Multi-paddock) grazed lands.

We just released 'One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts' and  continue to make films about soil health.

One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts short film

One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts from Peter Byck on Vimeo.

Will Harris, pioneering farmer in rural Georgia shares his journey from industrialized beef production to sustainable, humane agricultural and environmental stewardship.

Soil Carbon Cowboys short film

Meet Allen Williams, Gabe Brown and Neil Dennis - heroes and innovators! These ranchers now know how to regenerate their soils while making their animals healthier and their operations more profitable. They are turning ON their soils, enabling rainwater to sink into the earth rather than run off. And these turned ON soils retain that water, so the ranches are much more resilient in drought. It's an amazing story that has just begun.

Past and Future Screenings

Soil Carbon Curious short film

Adaptive Multi-Paddock grazing (AMP grazing) is regenerating soils around the world, producing healthy grass-finished beef. But the science on AMP grazing is sparse, to say the least. Now, a group of leading soil, rangeland, bug and social scientists are setting out to fill the science gap. Led by Dr. Richard Teague of Texas A&M, and convened by filmmaker Peter Byck of Arizona State University, the ASU•Soil Carbon Nation Whole Systems Science Team is positioned to do large scale science that's never been done before.

The Role of Ruminants in Reducing Agriculture's Carbon Footprint in North America - Research Paper by members of our science team, published in the Jounal of Soil and Water Conservation

Science Research Project - coming soon