The Montana Land Reliance Partners with Creston Farmer to Permanently Protect Historic Farm

November 13, 2023 (Bigfork, Mont.)The Montana Land Reliance (MLR) announces the completion of a conservation easement with Myron and Vicky Mast on their 731-acre Creston-area property located east of Kalispell.

Sauerbier Ranch Conservation Easement Protects 8,000-acres in Madison County

January 24, 2022 (Alder, Mont.) – Dan and Janet Doornbos and Kristy Sauerbier (Sauerbier Ranch) recently permanently protected their 8,000-acre ranch located near Alder, Mont., and in the Sweetwater area of Beaverhead and Madison Counties.

Soda Creek Ranch Conservation Easement

January 24, 2022 (Jordan, Mont.) –  Some of the most prolific, intact grasslands in Montana can be found along Highway 200 between Jordan and Circle. This prairie landscape is home to a rich tradition of ranching, as well as abundant wildlife, including the greater sage grouse, pronghorn, Baird’s sparrow, Sprague’s pipit, McCown’s longspur, and lark bunting to name a few.

Don “K” makes a donation to The Montana Land Reliance

November 24, 2021 (Whitefish, Mont.) – Don “K” and Subaru recently presented a check for $3,300 to The Montana Land Reliance on behalf of Don “K” Subaru and Subaru Loves the Earth program.

More than $2M available for conservation projects in Gallatin County

September 9, 2021 (Bozeman, Mont.) – Available money for conservation and recreation projects in Gallatin County has nearly doubled this year, ringing in at just over $2 million.

Painting Commemorates 16 Years of Restoration on Madison Valley Spring Creek

May 10, 2021 (Ennis, Mont.) – Painting commemorates 16 years of restoration on Madison Valley spring creek.

Permanent Conservation of Big Sky’s Fish & Wildlife Habitat & Open Space

April 6, 2021 (Big Sky, Mont.) – The Montana Land Reliance Project Spotlight: Permanent Conservation of Big Sky’s Fish & Wildlife Habitat & Open Space.

New Conservation Easement is Largest Ever on Whitefish Lake

February 7, 2021 (Whitefish, Mont.) Collins family donates 672 acres of private land for conservation in partnership with Montana Land Reliance


Fall, 2020 (Central Montana) – Located on the eastern flanks of the Highwood Mountains of Central Montana is the sprawling Strand Ranch, home to one of the last big working cattle operations in the state.

Gallatin County sets aside open space funds for conservation, recreation

September 2, 2020 (Gallatin County) – The money from a 2018 voter-approved tax hike for open space is now being divided into separate funds for conservation and recreation projects.