Circle Bar Ranch

Ranchers: Ben & Barbara McGough 

Ben & Barbara McGough & Family
Ben and Barbara (middle) with their family at the Circle Bar Ranch.

 

Location: Wheeler County in Central Oregon

The Circle Bar Ranch
(Click on the map to view a larger copy)

The Circle Bar Ranch covers approximately 5,000 mountainous acres in north-central Oregon, about 10 miles west of Mitchell.


Site Manager and Partners:

Dr. Roger Sheley - Ecologist
USDA-ARS Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center
Phone #: 541-573-8938
email: roger.sheley@oregonstate.edu

Dr. Brenda Smith - Reserach Scientist
USDA-ARS Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center
Phone #: 541-573-4084
email: brenda.smith@ars.usda.gov

Brett Bingham - Range Technician
USDA-ARS Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center
Phone #: 541-573-8912
email: brett.bingham@oregonstate.edu

 

Circle Bar Ranch Map
The Circle Bar Ranch was the site of our 2009 EBIPM Field School. Click here to see the slideshow.

Learn more about the 2010 EBIPM Field School here.


A Working Ranch with an Effective Medusahead Management Program

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Want to learn more about the Circle Bar Ranch? Read our bulletin (PDF)or watch our video: "A Working Ranch with an Effective Medusahead Management Program".


 Circle Bar Ranch in Spring
View of the picturesque Circle Bar Ranch in Spring.

 Circle Bar Ranch in early Fall
The Circle Bar Ranch during the 2009 EBIPM Field School in September.