In The Media

A new habit: The great American outdoor experience.

May 28th, 2020

Independent Record coverage: A new habit: The great American outdoor experience. Today, as Congress works toward passing another COVID-19 package, they have the opportunity to pass the Great American Outdoors Act to fully fund LWCF, take care of the lands we love, and make smart investments in natural infrastructure that fuels our economy.

PPLT and Montana Army National Guard’s partnership recognized in D.C.

December 9th, 2019

KTVH coverage: The Montana National Guard and (PPLT) were recognized in Washington D.C. with the Army Community Partnership Award for their work in creating the Tenmile Creek Park and LeGrande Cannon acquisition.

PPLT and National Guard receive award for work near Fort Harrison

December 7th, 2019

Helena IR Article: PPLT and the MT Army Nation Guard just received the nation's top Community Partnership Award at the Pentagon. Strong partnerships make things happen!


November 19th, 2019

An excerpt from PPLT's 2019 Fall Newsletter highlighting the partnership with the VA and the many uses for community conservation projects like Tenmile Creek Park

Bullock signs ASARCO settlement funds for trails and water infrastructure

November 5th, 2019

Funds are allocated to set up infrastructures and potential trail system but cannot fund PPLT operation costs.

State and local leaders celebrate next step in East Helena smelter site restoration

November 5th, 2019

Leaders solidified the partnership between all of the groups working to make the Prickly Pear Creek Greenway in East Helena a reality.

Land trust partners with PAL to get kids outside

June 3rd, 2019

Getting students outside is an important part of education, according to the members of the Prickly Pear Land Trust. Recently, the land trust partnered with AmeriCorps VISTA and Helena Public Schools' Project for Alternative Learning to get more high school students outside and help them learn about conservation and the natural world.

ASARCO settlement funds could be used for trails, water tank replacements in East Helena

February 11th, 2019

The state of Montana proposes spending nearly $5.5 million on water infrastructure, wetlands rehabilitation and recreation trails and creek access on former ASARCO lands in East Helena.

Crowd packs Montana Capitol in support of public lands

January 14th, 2019

“Today we celebrate our public lands, and I want you to make it loud and clear so that every legislator, every lobbyist and everybody else in this building knows exactly what our priorities are,” said Mary Hollow, executive director of Prickly Pear Land Trust and emcee for the rally to the crowd.

Nuggets from Helena: ‘Go all, and go often’: The lure of Mt. Helena

August 20th, 2018

Restoration and preservation — these words get batted around a lot these days, and they usually require significant effort from those who want to save threatened buildings or landscapes from destruction.