Elk country in Swan Valley conserved, improves public access
June 13, 2019
SWAN VALLEY – An important migration corridor for elk, grizzly bears, Canada lynx and other wildlife is now permanently protected and open to public access in Montana's scenic Swan Valley.
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Lolo National Forest worked with a landowner to purchase and convey the 638 acres to the U.S. National Forest (USFS). It is now under the management of the Lolo National Forest.
"This property sits in a wildlife movement corridor between the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex to the east and Mission Mountain Wilderness to the west in one of the most biologically i...