Monday, August 30, 2010

Flathead Land Trust Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Flathead Land Trust celebrated its 25th anniversary on August 28 with a terrific event at Rebecca Farm west of Kalispell. The celebration honored the land trust's project partners, landowners, community supporters and former staff and board members, and highlighted achievements from FLT's first 25 years. Over 200 people turned out for the event. Flathead Land Trust received a Travelers for Open Land grant in 2009 for a project on the Flathead River. Congratulations, Flathead Land Trust!

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Conservation Easement to Help Protect Evaro Hill

Great article in the Missoulian today about the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Deschamps family working with Missoula County on a conservation easement to protect over 1,000 acres of open land near Evaro Hill.

Monday, August 23, 2010

2010 Contributions On the Rise

Thanks to the participating businesses and generous travelers, Travelers for Open Land collections in 2010 are significantly ahead of 2009. In fact, Travelers for Open Land has an outside chance to double 2009 collections. Thanks to all for contributing, and keep up the good work!

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Thanks to Rich Ranch and Guest

Thanks to the Rich Ranch - and one of their guests - for the $2,000 contribution to Travelers for Open Land. Their guest expressed great support for the program and for the Rich Ranch conservation ethic. TFOL says Thanks!

Friday, August 13, 2010

TFOL Presentation at Clock Tower Inn

Thanks to Steve and the crew at the Billings Best Western Clock Tower Inn for their participation in - and support of - Travelers for Open Land. We gave Steve and crew a presentation on August 11 and it was great to see their commitment to the program. Thanks to Steve for the TFOL contribution and to the Clock Tower Inn for their involvement and engagement in the program.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Missoulian Guest Column Lauds Travelers for Open Land

Travelers for Open Land was promoted in a guest column published in the August 9 Missoulian. Check it out at

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Land Trust Volunteers Help Restore Streambank

Terrific article in the Missoulian about Five Valleys Land Trust volunteers helping restore a streambank in the Blackfoot Valley. FVLT received one of the Travelers for Open Land 2009 grants.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Welcome Aboard, Best Western Mammoth Hot Springs

The newest participating property in Travelers for Open Land is the Best Western Mammoth Hot Springs in Gardiner, MT, located at 905 Scott Street West. TFOL is pleased and proud to welcome the BW Mammoth Hot Springs to the Travelers program and is especially pleased at the commitment the property is showing toward TFOL. Welcome aboard, and thanks for joining Travelers for Open Land.