Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Travelers for Open Land Idea

Here's an idea sent from a restaurant in Truckee, CA, by a Gallatin Valley Land Trust board member. The writing on the bottom of the photo reads "Nothing on the menu costs a buck, except open space and trails."

Monday, June 28, 2010

"Viral" Montana Promotions

A couple great articles were recently published about Montana tourism and promotion of Montana's open lands. See an article about the "viral" Montana ad campaign in the Helena Independent Record at http://helenair.com/news/article_1047cdcc-81b0-11df-b59c-001cc4c03286.html

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Great Northern B&B Joins TFOL

Travelers for Open Land is pleased to welcome the Great Northern Bed & Breakfast in Chester, Montana as a new participating businesses in the Travelers program. The Great Northern B&B is directly adjacent to the recording studio of Grammy nominated pianist and composer Philip Aaberg.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

TFOL Helps Fund Cornwell Ranch Project

Nice article in the Billings Gazette highlights a conservation easement on the Cornwell Ranch in northeastern Montana. Travelers for Open Land helped fund this project. The easement conserves ag lands, grasslands and wildlife habitat on property that's part of the FWP Block Management Program.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Bearclaw Bakery in Cooke City Joins Travelers for Open Land

The Bearclaw Bakery and family of Bearclaw services/businesses in Cooke City are the newest businesses to join the Travelers for Open Land program. The Bearclaw Bakery (Coffee's on at 5:00 AM) is located at 309 E. Main, next to the Super 8. Thanks to Terri Smith and the Bearclaw folks for joining Travelers for Open Land. We're thrilled to have you onboard.

Cooke City Super 8 Joins Travelers Program

Congratulations and welcome aboard to the Super 8 Motel in Cooke City as a new participant in the Travelers for Open Land program. The Cooke City Super 8 is located at 303 Main Street in Cooke City, not far from the northeast entrance to Yellowstone National Park. Managers John White and Sue Lane are enthusiastic supporters of the Travelers program and welcome folks to Cooke City and Super 8.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Great Job, Buck's T-4!

Buck's T-4 Lodge in Big Sky supports Travelers for Open Land by the front desk staff explaining the program/seeking a contribution, and also by promoting Travelers with printed material on the Buck's restaurant placemat. Great job, Buck's!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

121 and Counting

121 hospitality and recreation-based businesses are now participating in Travelers for Open Land, with more on the way!

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

2010 Looks Good for Travelers for Open Land

2010 is shaping up as an excellent summer for Travelers for Open Land. There's more interest in - and support for - the program, early summer tourist numbers look good, and recent articles in the Great Falls Tribune showcased great optimism for 2010 from bed and breakfast folks and "totally optimistic" local tourism industry leaders.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Gallatin River Lodge Promotes Travelers for Open Land

Thanks to Gallatin River Lodge for their summer 2010 newsletter promotion of Travelers for Open Land. We're thrilled to partner with Gallatin River Lodge and look forward to some fun promotions during summer in 2010.