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Protecting Social Habitat for Bears

By Kayla Heinze, Communications and Outreach Coordinator  Layered onto the diverse landscapes that grizzlies call home is another, equally variable ...

Bears in the Bitterroot?

By Kayla Heinze, Communications and Outreach Coordinator  The Bitterroot Mountains straddle the Montana-Idaho border with steep, granite-walled drainages. With the ...

Field Notes: Inside look at UDAP’s world of bear spray

By Kim Davitt, Development Director It’s not every day that you get to see how the sausage is made. Or ...

Grizzly on trail camera at Salmon Prairie project

Top 5 stories of 2023: Grizzlies gaining key ground

Recapping a strong year of momentum for wildlife conservation Happy 2024! As we turn the page to a new year, ...

100-Acre Wood

Vital Ground Expands Kootenai Valley Habitat Protections

North Idaho Conservation Acquisition Maintains Open Corridor for Grizzlies and Other Wildlife BOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho – Grizzly bear recovery in ...

Happy Birthday, ESA! Marking 50 years of the Endangered Species Act

By Kayla Heinze, Communications Specialist Fifty years ago, a piece of environmental legislation was signed into law that significantly altered ...

North Idaho's Bismark Meadows in Selkirk Mountains

Celebrating 1 million acres of conservation!

A Million Reasons for Gratitude—and Motivation By Ryan Lutey, Executive Director In our day-to-day business, Vital Ground strives to maintain ...

Conservation Community: Small change making a big change for wildlife

Meet John Tiedemann, a bear lover with a unique way of helping wildlife By Kayla Heinze, Communications Specialist At first ...

Fowler Creek with fall colors

Yaak Valley Land Purchase Adds to Protected Wildlife Movement Area

Vital Ground Expands Fowler Creek Grizzly Habitat Conservation Project NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YAAK, Mont. – Key wildlife habitat and ...

Chelsea Klocke

Vital Ground Welcomes Administrative and Finance Assistant Chelsea Klocke

As Vital Ground’s conservation impact continues to grow so does our team, as we are pleased to welcome Chelsea Klocke ...

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