Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Red Crossbill

There are nine types of red crossbills and they all have a remarkable bill "obviously adapted to the specific task of dismembering conifer cones." Dan Casey photo on #WildlifeWednesday 

Monday, February 26, 2018

Land Trust Helping Hamilton City Park Expand

Bitter Root Land Trust is working with the city of Hamilton and others to create "an incredible community asset for a long, long time.”

Friday, February 23, 2018


The power of a squall above a tranquil valley. Alex Diekmann photo

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Land Board Delays Vote on Eastern Montana Conservation Easement

Eastern Montana conservation easement proposal offers wildlife habitat, agricultural stability, abundant hunting and recreational access, and legal opportunity for oil and gas production.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Blackfoot Valley Open Land Conservation

Five Valleys Land Trust works with Hayes Ranch family, NRCS, Missoula County and others to help conserve historic and productive Potomac area ranch ground.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Billings Really is "Montana's Trailhead"

Parks help make a community. In Billings last year, city parks were visited 2.2 million times, 60 percent of Billings residents used the community trail system, and an impressive 90 percent of Billings households view parks as "essential."

Monday, February 12, 2018

Race to the Sky

The Race to the Sky sled dog race roared into action on Feb. 10 and Lee Newspapers featured a series of photos from UM photojournalism students, including this stunning shot from Lacey Young.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Montana Calling

Yeah, it's winter. And it's cold and the roads can be bad. But Montana is still calling. 
Laura Verhaeghe Photo

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Montana Moose

Montana moose on Five Valleys Land Trust photo

Monday, February 5, 2018

Land Trusts Recognize Out West Funding in New Report

Thanks to John Mayer and The Laundress for your support of Montana private land conservation. New land trust report showcases Out West funding and importance of land trusts.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Jocko Valley Conservation

Five Valleys Land Trust and Jocko Valley family conserve 155 acres of agricultural lands and wildlife habitat in the shadow of the Mission Mountains.