Trust For Public Land
JACKSON — A land conservation group says all of the drilling leases it recently bought in Bridger-Teton National Forest in western Wyoming now have been officially retired.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A conservation group was able to preserve part of a national forest in western Wyoming with an $8.75 million buyout of oil and gas leases secured by last-minute donations, including $750,000 from the founder of online stock broker TD Ameritrade.
MISSOULA — A conservation project on 28,000 acres of prime wildlife habitat in northwest Montana’s lower Kootenai River valley offers permanent access and protection to tracts of land with high conservation values, while continuing to support recreation and local timber jobs.
CHEYENNE — A land conservation group said it is $750,000 short of meeting a year-end deadline to raise $8.75 million to buy out and permanently retire gas leases in the Hoback River headwaters.
A group seeking to protect a Wyoming Range site from oil and gas exploration is more than a million dollars short of the money it needs, with only days to go.
JACKSON, Wyo. — An effort to buy oil and gas leases in western Wyoming to protect the land from development is raising funds at about half the speed needed to complete the $8.75 million deal.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A land conservation group has reached a long-sought agreement to prevent a gas drilling project near a southern approach to Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park by buying out a vast area of mineral leases.
CHEYENNE — Habitat restoration projects funded by an independent state agency have created more than 500 jobs a year and about $21 million in worker income in the state since 2006, according to an economic analysis.
.WHITEFISH - Montana received a $4 million federal grant on Wednesday to buy a 9,300-acre conservation easement from Stimson Lumber Co. near Troy.
Philanthropist Hansjorg Wyss grew up in Switzerland and now spends the bulk of his time outside Philadelphia, but it is the wild landscapes of the Rocky Mountains where he could leave his most lasting mark.
The Bureau of Land Management has bought 3,000 acres of the former Devil’s Canyon Ranch to complete the public acquisition of the scenic property in Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains.