Year: 2004
Acres: 80
Ecosystem: Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem
Location: MT – Swan Valley
Project Type: Conservation Easement (partnership project)

Summary: Gene and Patricia Tingle undertook a voluntary agreement to protect their 80-acre property in the Swan Valley for wildlife. This property along Windfall Creek sits adjacent to one of four grizzly linkage zones that connect the Bob Marshall and Mission Mountain Wilderness Areas. Vital Ground provided financial support to complete the conservation easement, which is held by the Montana Land Reliance.