About Empire Ranch Foundation

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. The Foundation partners with the BLM for many preservation and education activities at Empire Ranch Headquarters, which are located within Las Cienegas National Conservation Area.