Jon Griggs is the ranch manager for Maggie Creek Ranch in Elko, Nevada. Maggie Creek is a beef-cattle operation running on both public and private lands in the high desert of Northeastern Nevada. Public lands in the west and the endangered species that inhabit them are hot button topics, but Jon and the folks at Maggie Creek have formed great working relationships with state and federal agencies and user groups to collaborate on conservation projects. They have embraced the opportunities created from listed or potential listings of endangered species to enhance riparian habitat for fish and amphibians and upland habitat as well. This also, as Jon says, makes great cow habitat.