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.

Low water crossing, Empire Ranch Road, 2015

Las Cienegas Road Project

A Bureau of Land Management (BLM) road improvement project in the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area (LCNCA) will lead to a temporary increase in heavy truck traffic on surrounding highways.

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Become an ERF Docent!

Are you interested in learning more about the Empire Ranch and in sharing your knowledge with the general public? Then join us for the next Empire Ranch Foundation Docent Training Class on Saturday, January 31, 2015.

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Empire 100 Western Art Show and Sale

Save the date for the 15th annual Empire 100 Western Art Show and Sale, March 29 — April 19, 2015.  Artist’s notice of intent to participate is due January 30, 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 February 21, 2015 at the Empire Ranch.

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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.

Low water crossing, Empire Ranch Road, 2015

Las Cienegas Road Project

A Bureau of Land Management (BLM) road improvement project in Las Cienegas National Conservation Area (LCNCA) will lead to a temporary increase in heavy truck traffic on surrounding highways. Beginning Jan. 19 and lasting until March 1, BLM expects up to 80 trucks per day will use State Routes 82 and 83 to haul aggregate Continue Reading »

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Become an ERF Docent!

Are you interested in learning more about the Empire Ranch and in sharing your knowledge with the general public? Then join us for the next Empire Ranch Foundation Docent Training Class on Saturday, January 31, 2015, from 9 am to 2:30 pm. Docents conduct monthly tours of the Empire Ranch House that provide a general Continue Reading »

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T14Alderman,Roger-Back in the Day

Empire 100 Western Art Show and Sale

The 15th annual Empire 100 Western Art Show and Sale will be held March 29 — April 19, 2015 at the Tucson Desert Art Museum, 7000 E. Tanque Verde Road (at Sabino Canyon). Click here for the 2015 Artist Participation information.  Important art show dates are available here. Updated 11/22/2014

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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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