Monday, February 25, 2013

Land Trust, Landowner, and County Teaming Up

Gallatin Valley Land Trust, an area landowner, and the Gallatin County Commission are teaming up with the county's open land bond program to conserve 640 acres of agricultural land west of Bozeman.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

2012 is Big Year for Montana Tourism

Montana Tourism numbers for 2012: $3.19 billion in economic activity; 11 million nonresident visitors (thanks in part to the "Bakken Bump"); 41,070 jobs created; 15 percent increase in nonresident spending and three percent increase in tourist numbers.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

TFOL Helps Expand Big Sky Trail System

Read more about how the grant Travelers for Open Land made to Gallatin Valley Land Trust will help expand the trail system in the Big Sky area. Great example of how Travelers for Open Land is helping making a difference. This project is great for recreation, for tourism and for the local economy.

Monday, February 18, 2013

Dueling Pianos for Prickly Pear Land Trust

Fun article in the Helena IR about Prickly Pear Land Trust's participation in a recent "Dueling Pianos" competition. Make sure you read the photo caption about Andy Baur's dance moves.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Two Land Trusts Lead Bozeman Parks Proposal

The Trust for Public Land and Gallatin Valley Land Trust are cooperating on the Story Mill parks project in an effort to help create an exciting new municipal park in Bozeman.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Editorial: Project Is Great Use of Bond Money

Today's Helena Independent Record states that Prickly Pear Land Trust's Aspen Trails project "epitomizes what kind of good things can be done when partnerships happen." Travelers for Open Lands helped fund this project, which has strong local support.