Monday, July 26, 2010

Great Visit With Helena Newspaper

The Travelers for Open Land crew (Glenn, Mike Scholz and Stuart Doggett) had a great recent visit with the Helena Independent Record editorial board. Thanks to Randy Rickman, Jim Rickman, Butch Larcombe and Betsy Baur for taking the time to learn more about Travelers for Open Land and about the program's benefits to the landscape and economy of Montana.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

More Envelopes to the Yellowstone Basin Inn

Sending an additional batch of Travelers for Open Land envelopes today to the folks at the Yellowstone Basin Inn near Gardiner. It's great that participating properties are using the envelopes and putting them in the hands of guests and customers.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Five Valleys Land Trust Finalizes North Hills Project

Five Valleys Land Trust in Missoula completed a great project with Allied Waste that protects 300 acres of the North Hills. The project illustrates the benefits land trusts can help bring to a community. Five Valleys Land Trust received a Travelers for Open Land grant earlier this year. Read about the North Hills project in the Missoulian at

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Montana Troutfitters Participates in TFOL

Had a nice visit with Kris and the crew at Montana Troutfitters in Bozeman this morning. Troutfitters participates in the Travelers for Open Land program and can be contacted at Thanks much!

Monday, July 12, 2010

Buck's T-4 Takes Travelers Program to the Dining Room

Buck's T-4 near Big Sky is collecting Travelers for Open Land contributions at the hotel and is also promoting TFOL and receiving donations in their dinning room. The restaurant placemat highlights the Travelers program and announces that Buck's will match the first $5,000 collected in the dining room and hotel. Thanks Mike and the gang at Buck's!

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Thanks to Magpie Guest House

Had a nice visit today with Kathy Ball of the Magpie Guest House in Bozeman. Thanks to Jeff and Kathy for your support of Travelers for Open Land, and thanks for sending in the contributions from your guests!

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Land Trust Helps Trails Program

Prickly Pear Land Trust is part of the Montana High Divide Trails group and helping to maintain and enhance trails. A July 4 Helena Independent Record article quotes PPLT Executive Director Andy Baur's comments about the land trust's "pledge of cooperation" on the trails program. Read about it at