Friday, July 25, 2014

LWCF: 50 Years of Conserving America the Beautiful

Bozeman hunter, Sportsmen's Channel TV show host and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation board member Randy Newberg and others were in Washington, D.C., recently to promote the release of a Land and Water Conservation Fund report titled "50 Years of Conserving America the Beautiful."

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Gallatin Valley Land Trust Donates Trailhead Property

Gallatin Valley Land Trust has donated 5.9 acres at the Sourdough Canyon Trailhead to the Forest Service to make sure the trailhead is managed and protected. That's great news for the Bozeman area. utm_medium=desktop&utm_source=block_650017&utm_campaign=blox (Bozeman Daily Chronicle Photo)

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Congressman Steve Daines Helps Lead House Passage of Conservation Tax Incentives

Exciting News: (From Gallatin Valley Land Trust) BREAKING NEWS! The House of Representatives just passed a bill that will make enhanced tax incentives for donating conservation easements permanent. It will soon go before the Senate. Our own Congressman Steve Daines is a co-sponsor of the bill and mentioned GVLT and one of our easement donors, the Leep Family, on the House Floor today! Visit our website to watch the video!

Monday, July 14, 2014

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Puts LWCF to Good Use

Guest column in the Bozeman Chronicle highlights the use of the Land and Water Conservation Fund by groups like the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to conserve important wildlife habitat.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Montanans Say Conservation Matters

A recent University of Montana study reported that 86 percent of the people surveyed said conservation issues play an important factor in supporting political candidates.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Flathead Land Trust Helps Conserve Migratory Bird Habitat

Flathead Land Trust has received a major grant to help conserve flyway habitat for ten of thousands of migratory birds. Flathead Land Trust and its partners recently received approval by the North American Wetland Conservation Act (NAWCA) Council to fund a $1 million grant proposal to conserve some of these important wetlands and agricultural lands. Five projects were proposed to conserve 525 acres of wetlands and associated uplands and restore 125 acres of wetland habitat used by migratory birds in the Flathead and Mission valleys. Contact Flatland Land Trust for more info.