In The Media

Helena takes ownership of 54-acre Prickly Pear Land Trust donation

October 2nd, 2020

Helena Independent Record Coverage: PPLT’s most recent Upper LeGrande Acquisition adds 54 acres of in-tact habitat to city open space on Mt. Helena.

Conservation easement tapping open space bond proposed for Helena-area ranch

July 10th, 2020

Helena Independent Record Coverage:Lewis and Clark County considers PPLT ranch project for open space bond funding.

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.