Up-Close with PPLT’s New Education Initiative

September 13th, 2019

Become a volunteer with our education program! Learn why we are doing this and how you can be a bigger part.

Tenmile Partnership Makes for an Improved Park

September 9th, 2019

Spring Meadow Lake State Park has expanded their management to include some of our day to day operations at Tenmile Creek Park, while PPLT pursues some of the other improvements on our bucket list.

Prickly Pear Land Trust finalizes sale to protect land from developers

July 22nd, 2019

After years of negotiation, a deal has been finalized between Prickly Pear Land Trust and the Whyte Family, to protect 72 acres of land along the LeGrande Cannon Trail.

Trail project near Kading Cabin brings together multiple recreation groups

July 3rd, 2019

The Montana Wilderness Association, Prickly Pear Land Trust, Montana Bicycle Guild and Back Country Horsemen of Montana are playing a role to help make the Cliff Mountain Crest Trail a reality.

Volunteers building new multi-use trail south of Elliston

July 1st, 2019

Montana High Divide Trails is a partnership that includes hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders and wilderness and conservation advocates. They have organized to build a new trail – open to pedestrians, bikes and horses – from the Kading Cabin area to a nearby ridgeline.

A LeGrande unveiling: Helena to consider property donation from Prickly Pear Land Trust

July 1st, 2019

Prickly Pear Land Trust Executive Director, Mary Hollow, speaks about the recent acquisition and donation to the city of Helena of 72 acres on Mount Helena. "The family has been so open and gracious with public access over the years, that probably a large extent of the public thinks this is already public land," she said.

Conservation corps launches youth program in Helena

June 14th, 2019

Gov. Steve Bullock works alongside members of the MCC's Middle School Youth Program and Prickly Pear Land Trust to stain a wheel chair accessible picnic table Tenmile Creek Park.

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.

Support the Tradition of Montana’s Outdoors

March 26th, 2019

Learn why Prickly Pear Land Trust is a proponent of SB 24 -– a simple, practical step toward maintaining the lands we depend on for work and play.

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.

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