Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Montana Mountain Goat

Mountain goat glides along rock scree in the Tobacco Root Mountains. 
Anna Marx photo #wildlifewednesday

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Friday, December 23, 2016

The Montana Land Reliance Writes About the Value of Wildlife Habitat

Gusty Clarke of The Montana Land Reliance writes about the value of wildlife habitat and private land conservation in the Montana Wildlife Federation Winter 2017 Newsletter (page 9).

Wednesday, December 21, 2016


Regal bighorns. Paul Sihler photo #wildlifewednesday

Monday, December 19, 2016

Ravalli County Open Lands Program Going Strong

The Ravalli County Open Lands Program, approved by voters in 2006, is going strong. It's an effective, respected and very successful program that has helped conserve 19 agricultural properties.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Colorful Addition to a Montana Winter

The pine grosbeak largely summers in Montana and points north, and also winters in Montana. Mountain ash berries are a favorite winter food source. Dan Casey photo

Friday, December 16, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Montana Buck

Hello handsome. Montana whitetail buck. Photo by Randy Smith on #wildlifewednesday

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Blackfoot Valley Ranch Receives Stewardship Award

Congratulations to Two Creek Monture Ranch in the Blackfoot for receiving the 2017 Montana Environmental Stewardship Award. Well-earned and well-deserved.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Watch Bozeman Grow

Check out a Google Earth very brief timelapse video to see the amazing growth of the Gallatin Valley and Big Sky areas over the past few decades. Agriculture land disappears and roads flourish. 

Friday, December 9, 2016

2,888-Acre Helena Valley Ranch Conserved

Prickly Pear Land Trust and the Gehring family have teamed up with the Lewis and Clark County Open Land Program and others to conserve the 2,888-acre 150-year-old Gehring Ranch. Travelers for Open Land contributed to the project.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Tundra Swan

Statuesque tundra swan on #wildlifewednesday. Marx photo

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Free Tote Bag on Out West Products

The Laundress is offering a free tote bag with purchase of Out West. Half the proceeds go to Montana private land conservation. Great deal!

Monday, December 5, 2016

Bitterroot Community, Art and Conservation

Community: Art, conservation and holiday spirit merge in the Bitterroot.

Friday, December 2, 2016

The Rut

Well, hello. Come here often? Dan Casey photo

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Floating Loon

Loon amidst shimmering water. Dan Casey photo