Monday, October 31, 2011

Thanks to the Firehole Ranch

Big thanks to owner Lyndy Caine and the great staff at the Firehole Ranch for their efforts to collect $2,150 from guests for Travelers for Open Land. Thanks to the Firehole Ranch and many other participating properties, Travelers for Open Land will celebrate its best year ever in 2011. Thanks to everyone who made that possible!

Friday, October 28, 2011

Great Conservation Easement Conference

Thanks to the supporters, funders, speakers, partners, presenters and attendees who made the Montana Association of Land Trusts Conservation Easement Conference in Missoula yesterday such a success. Great presentations and a great turnout for a great conference!

Monday, October 24, 2011

Silver Forest Inn Joins TFOL

Travelers for Open Land welcomes the Silver Forest Inn, located in the Bridger Canyon outside of Bozeman, to the list of business properties participating in Travelers for Open Land. Welcome!

Sunday, October 23, 2011

RMEF Reaches Six Million Acres of Protected Lands

Congratulations to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation for reaching six million acres of protected or enhanced lands.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Forum Highlights the Importance of Agriculture

Flathead Beacon article about an agriculture forum sponsored by the Montana Land Reliance illustrates the importance of agriculture to the Flathead economy and quality of life.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Popham Family Conservation Easement Approved

Congratulations to the Popham family, Bitter Root Land Trust, the Ravalli County Commission and everyone who helped maintain Ravalli County agriculture by making the Popham Ranch conservation easement a reality.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Future Bright for Flathead Agriculture

Nice article in the Kalispell Daily Inter Lake about the Montana Land Reliance Agriculture Forum, held Oct. 11 at the Flathead County Fairgrounds. The good news is that agriculture is and will continue to be a key part of the Flathead's economy.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Conservation Easement Workshop is Well Attended

Thanks to the landowners who attended the workshop on conservation easements in Dillon yesterday. We had a good turnout and excellent presentations from the speakers. Thanks to the presenters and to JP Tanner for helping arrange the workshop. Here's a workshop photo of Rock Ringling from the Montana Land Reliance.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

GVLT Helps Improve Trailhead

Thanks to Gallatin Valley Land Trust and others the Sourdough Canyon Trailhead is being expanded and improved. Sourdough Canyon Trailhead to close next week for new improvements

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Monday, October 3, 2011

Land Trust Volunteers to Improve Trail

Prickly Pear Land Trust was one of the groups that received a pat on the back for volunteering to improve the Wakina Sky Trail during National Public Lands Day.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Open Lands Legacy

The Oct. 2, 2011 Bozeman Chronicle op-ed salutes Chris Boyd and his legacy of open lands in the Gallatin area.