Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Thanks, Gallatin River Lodge!

Many thanks to the Gallatin River Lodge in Bozeman for collecting donations for Travelers for Open Land! We appreciate all our participating businesses and the role they play in helping to conserve Montana's open space!

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Creating a "Legacy" at Haskill Basin

Haskill Basin near Whitefish is a possible candidate for the Forest Legacy Program. The conservation project would maintain a working and productive forest and protect recreational access opportunities, wildlife habitat and Whitefish's drinking water supply. http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/haskill_basin_considered_by_legacy_program/34808/

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

History, Art, Access and Conservation

Nice article about artist Bob Morgan's historic boyhood home and Prickly Pear Land Trust's work with FWP to create a new fishing access site on the property. http://helenair.com/news/local/the-fall-of-the-house-of-morgan/article_62b0cd1e-07c4-11e3-bd7b-001a4bcf887a.html

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Flathead Land Trust Receives Accreditation

Congratulations to Flathead Land Trust for achieving national accreditation. This is a terrific accomplishment and demonstrates FLT's professionalism and commitment.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Tenderfoot Creek Success Story

Good article by noted outdoor writer Hal Herring about the Land and Water Conservation Fund, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Tenderfoot Creek and recreational access. http://www.mtbullypulpit.org/2013/08/land-and-water-conservation-fund.html

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Floaters Raise Awareness of LWCF

A group of Montana outdoor organizations floated a short portion of the Madison River to heighten appreciation for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Meet Some of People Behind Land Conservation Stories

Montana private land conservation is about people as much as it is about landscape. Learn more about some of the landowners who make personal and valuable contributions to Montana. Check out the Montana Land Reliance website at http://www.mtlandreliance.org/

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Two More Montana Land Trusts Receive Accreditation

Congratulations to Montana's newest accredited land trusts: Bitter Root Land Trust and Flathead Land Trust. Accreditation is a significant achievement and reflects the excellence of the land trusts' work and the commitment of their organizations.