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Greenway FAQ #2

January 15th, 2021

Many of you have asked and PPLT has answered! Here are some responses to frequently asked questions regarding the Prickly Pear Creek Greenway project.

Land Transfer Launches East Helena Project

January 1st, 2021

The transfer of two properties, totalling 323 acres along Prickly Pear Creek begins the multi-Year Greenway and parkland project. Green space is a part of a bright East Helena future.

Greenway Project gains 322 acres

December 31st, 2020

Helena Independent Record Coverage: The East Helena Greenway Project took a big step to becoming reality as officials said Thursday 322 acres of former ASARCO property has been transferred to Prickly Pear Land Trust.

Our Scratchgravel Stance—PPLT Submits Balanced-Use Suggestion in BLM Recreation Area

November 23rd, 2020

Where there’s recreation and conservation, PPLT makes your voice heard. As the BLM looks to streamline management in the Scratchgravel Hills, PPLT outlines our goal - excerpt from fall 2020 newsletter.

Seen Fire and Rain — Sevenmile Creek Restoration Survives and Heads Toward Completion

November 23rd, 2020

Despite a scary run-in with wildfire, PPLT’s Sevenmile project continues on to the final stages of restoration—we’re building a resilient landscape together. Excerpt from fall 2020 newsletter.

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.

Birdseye Fire Leaves Large Impacts in Helena Valley

September 3rd, 2020

KTVH Coverage: Sevenmile Creek Property got caught up in large grass fire. Thankfully neighbors are safe and the restoration faces little long-term setbacks.

The Green Screen: PPLT Education Re-imagines Tools for the Outdoor Student

August 14th, 2020

Prickly Pear Land Trust’s Education program goes virtual, bringing conservation education to quarantined kids-an excerpt from PPLT's 2020 summer newsletter.

Potter Ranch Conserves Vast Landscape

August 14th, 2020

The Potter Ranch, PPLT’s largest and most visible Conservation Easement to date, protects the Spokane Hills-an excerpt from PPLT's 2020 summer newsletter.

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.

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