The Empire Ranch Foundation (ERF) is a non-profit volunteer organization that was established in 1997.
Acting in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the purpose of the Foundation is to protect, restore and sustain the Empire Ranch historical buildings and landscape as an outstanding western heritage and education center.
Ride through Las Cienegas National Conservation Area, enjoying some of the most spectacular scenery in the state. Morning and afternoon rides available. For more information about the Trail Ride at the Empire Ranch, go here. Post updated 2/19/2014
This year’s Empire 100 Western Art Show & Sale, with Featured Artist Carol Swinney, is an exciting showcase of 100 pieces of fine art by renowned and emerging Western artists. For more information about the show, go here. Post updated 2/11/2014
Plan to join us for the Empire Ranch Heritage Discovery Day to celebrate Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month on Saturday, March 8. Click here for the schedule of the day’s events. Posted 2/9/14
The Cienega Watershed Partnership (CWP), including the Empire Ranch Foundation, recently received the Department of the Interior’s 2013 Partners in Conservation Awards for exemplary conservation results through cooperation and community engagement. CWP was nominated for the award by the BLM for three projects that promote understanding and stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of Continue Reading »