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The Nature Conservancy

Section of famed Silver Creek restored

An interesting thing about The Nature Conservancy’s major renovation project on Silver Creek is you may not notice it.

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Nature Conservancy donates land near Wise River to FS

The Nature Conservancy of Montana has donated approximately 40 acres of private land to the Forest Service for addition to the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, according to a news release.

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Hearing Wednesday on plan to buy land easements north of Drummond

A public hearing on an FWP proposal to buy three conservation easements north of Drummond is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in the Drummond Community Hall.

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Beartooth Capital restores, sells large ranches

Beartooth Capital restores, sells large ranches

BOZEMAN -- Beartooth Capital is selling feel-good investment opportunities with a sporting, environmental bent.

February 21, 2013 12:10 am Photos

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Wildlife corridor

Wildlife corridor

The Steel Creek Ranch is located in the Big Hole Valley of southwestern Montana.

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Swan River State Forest

Swan River State Forest

Whitetail Creek is part of the Swan River State Forest that was sold to the state.

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West of Bitter Creek

West of Bitter Creek

The Carroll eastment is home to sage grouse, Sprague's pipits, pronghorns, mule deer, swift foxes and ferruginous hawks.

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Steel Creek Ranch

Steel Creek Ranch

The Steel Creek Ranch abuts the Pioneer Mountains.

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Swan Peak

Swan Peak

The property offers views of the Swan Mountain Range.

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Short grass prairie

Short grass prairie

The Carroll easement in northern Valley County includes native short grass prairie lands. The Nature Conservancy signed a deal with the landowner, Sterling Carroll, to put more than 7,000 acres of his property in a conservation easement.

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Easement protects sage grouse habitat

Easement protects sage grouse habitat

Sage grouse gained a guarantee in 2012 that a portion of their brushy prairie habitat in northeastern Montana won’t be developed.

January 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Wyoming Land Trust to transfer easements

Wyoming Land Trust to transfer easements

CASPER, Wyo. — The Pinedale-based Wyoming Land Trust recently laid off three of its four employees and will transfer conservation easements to other land trust groups.

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Conservation group documents wildlife barriers with remote cameras

Conservation group documents wildlife barriers with remote cameras

GREAT FALLS — Two antelope met nose-to-nose one day in March in northeastern Montana, a barbed-wire fence keeping them on opposite sides of the prairie.

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Fence Flap

Fence Flap

This photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows antelope face-to-face on opposite sides of the fence in Phillips County, in northeastern Montana. Remote cameras, installed by The Nature Conservancy of Montana (TNC) at its 60,000-acre Matador Ranch in south Phillips County, are documentin…

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Coalition purchases conservation easement on historic Wyoming ranch

Coalition purchases conservation easement on historic Wyoming ranch

A 101-year-old Wyoming cattle and dude ranch cuddled up next to the eastern front of the Bighorn Mountains has been permanently protected with the creation of a 2,166-acre conservation easement.

December 20, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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Historic cabin marks trail to summit of Heart Mountain

Historic cabin marks trail to summit of Heart Mountain

HEART MOUNTAIN, WYO. — Perhaps the most immediately visible and recognizable landmark in Wyoming’s Bighorn Basin is Heart Mountain, an 8,123-foot butte rising from the valley floor that can be seen for miles in every direction.

August 19, 2012 4:00 pm Photos

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Nature Conservancy transfers 800 acres to USFS

HELENA — The Nature Conservancy says it has transferred 800 acres of former Plum Creek Timber land to the U.S. Forest Service.

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Wyoming bird migration areas topic of Feb. 9 Cody meeting

Places favored by birds migrating through Wyoming is the topic of a free public program Thursday hosted by the Meadowlark Audubon Society of the Big Horn Basin.

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Ranchers, Conservancy to tackle habitat projects

CODY, Wyo. — Improving 200,000 acres of rangeland and 164 miles of perennial streams isn’t an easy task, unless you have a small army of volunteers willing to help and a team of ranchers to make it happen.

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Sheep mountain map

Sheep mountain map

Katherine Thompson of The Nature Conservancy holds a map of the 1,800 acres of wildlife habitat the group plans to sell to the Bureau of Land Management.

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