Decades of restoration are accumulating to keep a key tributary to Montana's Blackfoot River functioning for ranchers and native trout.
Low-intensity fire has kept ecosystems in southwest Montana in balance for thousands of years. The Southwest Montana Sagebrush Partnership is working to maintain that balance.
Sage grouse, deer, pronghorn, elk, and the waterfowl reliant on North America’s “duck factory” all depend on healthy native grasslands in north-central Montana. These partners are building a community that keeps this system intact.
A total of 31 western conservationists representing a diversity of perspectives participated in the first course, and the program is now recruiting for the 2022-2023 course.
A new funding opportunity from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation seeks to leverage and connect partners in conservation.