Thursday, April 30, 2015

Ducks Unlimited Will Receive Wetlands Award

Congratulations to Ducks Unlimited, recipient of the Montana 2015 Wetland Stewardship Award. DU has been active in Montana wetlands conservation for over 30 years and has helped conserve over 70,000 acres of wetlands and associated grasslands. DU and other Montana Wetland Council award recipients will be honored at a ceremony in the Montana State Capitol on May 28 at 11:00 am.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Whitefish Voters Approve Haskill Basin Funding

Whitefish voters overwhelmingly approved funding for a conservation easement at Haskill Basin that will protect the city's water supply, maintain recreational access and continue active forest stewardship.…/whitefish-voters-approve-resor…/

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Steve Powell Park Dedication Set for April 22

A great community project to honor a land conservation pioneer.Travelers for Open Land helped fund this project.…/article_9958dbbe-e566-11e4-8…

Friday, April 17, 2015

Five Valleys Land Trust Working With County on Conservation Easements

Five Valleys Land Trust and Missoula County are working toward an agreement on stewardship of four conservation easements. 

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Steve Powell City Park Dedication on April 22

Congratulations to the City of Hamilton. Hamilton and Bitter Root Land Trust will dedicate the opening of Steve Powell Park at 5:00 PM on April 22. The dedication ceremonies include tours, special guests and presentations honoring the people and organizations that made the new city park possible. Call Emy at 406-375-0956 for more info. Travelers for Open Land helped fund this project.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Good News: Blackfoot River Recreational Agreement Renewed

Good news from Missoula: Missoula County and 16 landowners renew a Blackfoot River recreational agreement, plus an agreement is signed on the Missoula to Lolo Trail.…/article_04a294ca-f199-5a2c-b0d6-bb4…

Monday, April 6, 2015

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Whitefish Vote on Haskill Basin Proposal Starts April 8

     Whitefish residents will be soon be voting on a proposal to conserve Haskill Basin and the city's major water supply. From the article: If Whitefish were to lose access to Haskill Basin water, it would force the alternative of pumping and treating water from Whitefish Lake, costing an additional $500,000 annually, according to Whitefish Mayor John Muhlfeld.
     Last year, Stoltze and the nonprofit Trust for Public Lands (TPL) reached a deal that would keep the land permanently protected for water, wildlife and recreation uses, while still allowing Stoltze’s sustainable timber management to continue.…/resort-tax-increase-proposed-t…/