A $400,000 U.S. Forest Service Community Forest and Open Spaces Program grant was awarded to The Vital Ground Foundation to help protect 142 acres of forested land in the northwest corner of Montana. Photo by Ryan Lutey.

You’re Invited to the Alvord Lake Community Forest Celebration!

When: Friday, July 8, 2016 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Alvord Lake in Troy, Montana Come learn about Vital Ground’s recently […]

Grizzlies Need You!

Check out Vital Ground Booth at Las Vegas Money Show

Grizzly bears will be well represented this May 9-11 at the Las Vegas Money Show. Entrance to the Money Show is free. […]


Zoo Keepers Serve Spaghetti, Raise $45,000 for Grizzly Bear Conservation

What do grizzly bears and spaghetti have in common? An Internet surfer searching for an answer might find a little-known rock group […]

Visit The Vital Ground Foundation exhibit at the 2016 Money Show in Orlando, Florida.

See Vital Ground Exhibit at the Orlando Money Show!

Vital Ground will be represented in Orlando, Florida, on March 3-5, 2016, at  the Orlando Money Show. Tell us what you think […]


Visit Vital Ground’s Info Table at Screening of ‘Unbranded’

On Wednesday, March 23, 2015, come visit Vital Ground’s information table at Missoula, Montana’s Roxy Theater. At 6 p.m., Backcountry Horsemen and […]


‘Saving Habitat For Grizzlies’ Event in Ketchum, Idaho, on Feb. 25, 2016


Anniversary Celebrations Held in Chicago, Missoula, Park City

Supporters, board of trustees and friends kicked off Vital Ground’s 25th anniversary celebration on May 8 at the Seven Seas Dolphinarium at […]

Vital Ground is the premier grizzly bear conservation organization in the world. We work to ensure the recovery and long-term survival of grizzly bears. Photo by Larry Aumiller.

Vital Ground to Host September 2 Event

Please join Vital Ground and friends in celebrating 25 years of protecting, restoring and conserving grizzly bear habitat in the Northern Rockies […]


Animal Tracking Clinic

This is a two-day, weekend workshop in northwest Montana’s Swan Valley. Learn how to recognize animals by track, gait pattern, habitat selection, […]

Doug Chadwick

Whitefish Author Douglas Chadwick Highlights Fundraiser Event

Vital Ground campaign aspires to raise $500,000 for grizzly bear habitat Whitefish, Mont. – Author Douglas Chadwick presented a program about grizzlies, […]