Vital Ground, landowners conserve key grizzly habitat in Swan Valley
Collaboration with Montana Freshwater Partners Sustains Corridor for Bears, Other Wildlife
January 19, 2023
A sizeable wetland within a key wildlife corridor will remain open and protected for grizzly bears and many other wildlife species in Montana’s Swan Valley after the Vital Ground Foundation completed a conservation agreement in the Salmon Prairie area near Condon this week.
Working with conservation-minded landowners, Vital Ground collaborated with Montana Freshwater Partners in support of the 30-acre conservation easement. The land will remain in private ownership with a new habitat restoration plan for portions of the wetland previously converted for agriculture. With the property bo...