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Episode 186 – The Worm Cowboy featuring Stefano Daza Arango
Episode 18620th April 2022 • The Jackson Hole Connection • Stephan C. Abrams
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Stefano Daza Arango was born in Venezuela and migrated to Canada as a refugee when he was six. During his time in college at the University of Rochester, he studied and worked for various organizations that took him to some amazing places like the Amazon Rainforest, Southern Africa, and the Galapagos Islands. Stefano currently lives in Alpine Wyoming and works for the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance as the Development and Communications Coordinator. He recently started a new venture that is taking local composting to a whole new level. Stefano Daza Arango is the Worm Cowboy.  In this episode, Stefano shares the life-altering events that led him and his mother to seek a new life in Canada. He goes into where his passion for conservation came from and how it led him to Wyoming. Stephan and Stefano talk about all that goes into composting and how the Worm Cowboy is changing how we compost locally.  Find out more about The Worm Cowboy at Follow The Worm Cowboy on Instagram @thewormcowboy This week’s episode is sponsored in part by Compass Real Estate, the region's largest and most dynamic real estate company in the valley. For more information and to view current listings visit or at @compassjacksonhole Support also comes from Teton County Solid Waste and Recycling, announcing the new commercial Curb to Compost Program for restaurants and other commercial food waste generators. More at or at @RoadToZeroWaste.JH on Instagram Want to be a guest on The Jackson Hole Connection? Email us at Marketing and editing support by Michael Moeri (,@thatsamoeri).