Who We Are

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.

Bobbie Young

New ERF Administrative Director

Welcome to Bobbie Young, ERF’s new administrative director

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Roundup & Open House

Get ready to attend the 15th Annual Roundup and Open House on Saturday, November 7, 2015.

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Volunteer Days

We need the hands of many to maintain and preserve the Empire Ranch. Join us for the next Volunteer Day on October 17, 2015 at the Empire Ranch.

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2015 NPLD Flyer Final

Celebrate 2015 NPLD

Join us to celebrate the 22nd Anniversary of National Public Lands Day (NPLD) on September 26, 2015.

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Who We Are

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.

Bobbie Young

New ERF Administrative Director

We are delighted to introduce Bobbie Young, ERF’s new Administrative Director. Bobbie brings a wealth of experience in not-for-profit leadership and management, event planning, fundraising, and volunteer development. She has served as the Executive Director of Lohse Family YMCA in Tucson, Recreation Supervisor for Green Valley Recreation, Regional Executive Director for the Central Coast YMCA Continue Reading »

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Roundup poster cropped for web

Roundup & Open House

Relive the Old West at the 13th Annual Roundup & Open House at the Historic Empire Ranch on Saturday, Nov. 2.






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Volunteer Days

We need the hands of many to maintain and restore the Empire Ranch. Join us Saturday, Aug 10 at the Empire Ranch.






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2015 NPLD Flyer Final

Celebrate 2015 NPLD

Empire Ranch Foundation and the Bureau of Land Management will celebrate National Public Lands Day (NPLD) on September 26, 2015, as one of the more than 2,000 sites participating in the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. We are calling for adults, families, public schools, and youth organizations to lend a hand at Continue Reading »

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