Year: 2004
Acres: 484
Ecosystem: Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem
Location: MT – Flathead Valley (Wolf Creek)
Project Type: Conservation Easement (partnership project)

Summary: This 484-acre property lies adjacent to Mud Lake in the Flathead Valley of northwestern Montana, one of the state’s fastest developing regions. The property provides a safe haven for grizzlies that wander out of the nearby Swan Mountains into the valley bottom. Vital Ground contributed funds to help Montana Land Reliance secure a conservation easement to protect riparian wildlife habitat and the agricultural nature of the land.