27 Oct '14, 8pm

RELEASE: 165,073 Montana & Washington acres protected, reuniting land divided since 1862

Nature Conservancy Announces Major Land Purchase to Promote Water Quality, Wildlife Habitat and Outdoor Recreation in Two Western States 257 Square-Mile Project Will Unite Checkerboard Ownership Patterns in Key Areas of Montana and Washington MISSOULA, MT & CLE ELUM, WA | October 27, 2014 The Nature Conservancy today announced a $134 million conservation project that will preserve recreational access and help conserve the ecological integrity of 165,073 acres – 257 square miles – of forests, rivers and wildlife habitat in the Cascade Mountain Range of Washington and in the Blackfoot River Valley in Montana. The Conservancy is acquiring the lands from Plum Creek, including 47,921 acres in the Yakima River Headwaters in Washington and 117,152 acres in the Lower Blackfoot River Watershed in Montana. “This project will secure some of the most important wildlife habitat on the ...

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