The Empire Ranch Foundation (ERF) is a non-profit 501c3 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.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Gila District has re-opened all areas within the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area (NCA), after a partial and emergency temporary closure due to the Sawmill Fire and related Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation efforts. Click here for additional information. Updated 8/21/2017
Relive the Old West at the 13th Annual Roundup & Open House at the Historic Empire Ranch on Saturday, Nov. 2.
We need the hands of many to maintain and restore the Empire Ranch. Join us Saturday, Aug 10 at the Empire Ranch.
Ranch House structural improvements recently completed include securing the roof framework to the tops of the walls in the Victorian Addition, the Ranch Manager’s Quarters, and Pantry. Clay-rich dirt, quarried from a site used for previous material, was cast into replacement adobe bricks which are now curing in the area of the former swimming pool. Continue Reading »