Bill Welles

Bill Welles

BILL WELLES

Sales Associate

AGRICULTURE • LAND • REAL ESTATE EXPERIENCE

RANCH SALES  |  RANCH OWNER/OPERATOR – MONTANA & WYOMING

Bill’s love of land, animals and conservation evolved while growing up on his family’s farm in northeastern Pennsylvania.  After serving in the U.S. Army/Ordnance Corps in Europe, Bill studied Wildlife Biology at the University of Montana and spent time working on several cattle ranches.

Following his dream, he purchased and re-built a small mountain ranch west of Philipsburg, traded up to a ranch north of Sheridan, WY and eventually moved to a larger range operation in Powder River country east of Buffalo, WY.

Bill’s education background in wildlife and his common sense application of Holistic Resource Management (HRM) helped him to improve land resources and wildlife habitat throughout his thirty years as a landowner/manager.

Wyoming Ag in the ClassroomBill Welles

Bill was a board member of Wyoming Ag in the Classroom (WAIC) from 2003 – 2012.  During that time, WAIC grew from infancy to an endowed non-profit organization and leading source for agriculture and natural resource education.  Today, Wyoming Ag in the Classroom provides education materials, sponsors an annual student bookmark contest, and provides teacher training.

Other Involvements and Interests, Past & Present;

  • Water and Waste Advisory Board, Chairman & Member (8 years)
  • Jim Gatchell Museum Association, Board Member
  • Wyoming Stockgrowers Association
  • Wyoming Farm Bureau
  • Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts
  • Licensed in Wyoming (#5015)

 

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