News Release

Sevenmile Creek Restoration Project

Prickly Pear Land Trust has formally protected the Sevenmile Creek Restoration Project as part of their “Peaks to Creeks” Initiative. Lewis and Clark County residents, PPLT staff, and elected officials deserve a big round of applause for their efforts, votes, and foresight in securing these public amenities! Check out the […]

Bozeman Daily Chronicle: Year after massive fish-kill, officials and conservationists work to prevent another crisis on the Yellowstone

Snow fell this winter. A bunch of it, especially way up the Yellowstone River basin. The mountains were loaded when the snow began to melt. Anglers and river users were optimistic about this summer, and the optimism hasn’t disappeared. Even as July and August got hot, the Yellowstone River stayed […]

Bozeman Daily Chronicle article: Mining company donates water rights, signs conservation easement near Yellowstone

JARDINE— A Canadian mining company inked deals with two conservation groups Thursday that are meant to preserve elk habitat and cold water for trout just north of Yellowstone National Park. Kinross Gold, a Toronto-based company, will donate its water rights to Trout Unlimited and has agreed to a conservation easement […]

Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission Approves Funding for Yellowstone River Conservation Easement

HELENA— Yesterday, the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) Commission unanimously approved funding for a Channel Migration Easement on the lower Yellowstone River in Richland County. The easement, which was developed by the Montana Land Reliance in cooperation with FWP and Montana Aquatic Resources Services (MARS), will use funds from […]