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November 14, 2017

Making Sense of Fly Ranch — #2: Sound

In this five-part blog series, Burning Man Project Land Fellow, Lisa Schile-Beers (a.k.a. Scirpus), will share the ecological survey work she is doing on Fly Ranch by using touch, taste, smell, sound and sight to frame her findings and guide you around the property. Burning Man’s Fellows program is an investment in people, leadership and […]
August 9, 2017

Making Sense of Fly Ranch — #1: Touch

In this five-part blog series, Burning Man Project Land Fellow, Lisa Schile-Beers (a.k.a. Scirpus), will share the ecological survey work she is doing on Fly Ranch by using touch, taste, smell, sound and sight to frame her findings and guide you around the property. Burning Man’s Fellows program is an investment in people, leadership and […]
August 24, 2016

Gerlach, Burning Man, and Where It All Goes From Here

Every now and then you get a reminder of where you are on the planet as you sit and work and play in the dust of the Black Rock Desert. The reminder usually comes when you make your way back into the town of Gerlach – to pick up a package, visit the office, maybe […]
July 21, 2016

What’s in a Gift? The Making of Fly Ranch

Burning Man is simply not possible without gifting. If you’ve ever been to Black Rock City, you know how this goes. You receive countless gifts of all kinds, big and small, day and night. It’s almost as if 70,000 people are singularly focused on making you happy, bringing you joy, making your experience more interesting, […]
June 10, 2016

We Bought Fly Ranch

Wait, what? Burning Man Project has purchased the Fly Ranch property, 3,800 acres of land located twenty-one miles north of Gerlach in Washoe County, Nevada.