Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Montana Land Trusts Accreditation Achievements

Congratulations to The Vital Ground Foundation, Montana's newest accredited land trust, and to Five Valleys Land Trust and Gallatin Valley Land Trust, Montana's first two land trusts to received renewed accreditation. These are serious accomplishments by three dedicated organizations. http://www.landtrustaccreditation.org/newsroom/press-releases/476-thirty-three-land-trusts-achieve-initial-or-renewed-accreditation

Story Mill Project Gains Support

explorebigsky magazine has published a feature article on support for the proposed Story Mill project in Bozeman. 
http://www.explorebigsky.com/newspost/story-mill-proposal-gets-recommendation-from-trails-open-spaces-and-parks-committee

Monday, February 17, 2014

Montanans Have Strong Connections to the Outdoors


The annual State of the Rockies public opinion poll shows strong support by Montanans for the outdoors and for public lands. Nine of ten Montanans said public lands were an essential part of the state's economy. (Missoulian Photo)
http://missoulian.com/news/local/poll-montanans-have-strong-bipartisan-connection-to-land/article_2764bdb8-9772-11e3-9d35-001a4bcf887a.html

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Partnerships Help Improve Community "Livability"


Kelly Pohl of Gallatin Valley Land Trust writes in the Bozeman Chronicle how partnerships improve the "livability" of communities. http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/opinions/guest_columnists/article_b0641268-9113-11e3-9242-0019bb2963f4.html

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Thank You, Senator Baucus

Thanks to Senator Max Baucus for his leadership and commitment to private land conservation during his nearly four decades in the US Congress.
http://missoulian.com/news/local/baucus-returns-to-missoula-where-political-career-began/article_6850d39c-8bac-11e3-a85c-0019bb2963f4.html