Ella Bishop-Hell

Ella Bishop-Heil is a contributor to our series, Voices of the Platte. She was saved by a connection with the outdoors. Ella has a B.S. in Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management from the University of Wyoming and works as a Conservation Specialist for Pathfinder Ranches in south-central Wyoming. Her passion for rangelands is her heart’s driving force and spends her free-time navigating prairies to access fisheries.

Ella's Work

When the world shuddered to a violent halt in March, a great silent blizzard was sweeping Laramie, Wyoming. Winter had always commanded us to shelter at home; this year, our snowfall felled flurries of worries. COVID was upon us. The virus was unraveling life’s delicate woven threads. My unconquerable Wyoming spirit decided to fight ripping […]