Spring 2024 Open Views Newsletter

April 19th, 2024

Happy Spring! There are a lot of new and exciting things happening at PPLT. New trails, parks, partnerships and team members. You won't want to miss out on all the excitement of what's to come. Read the full Spring Open Views newsletter now.

Fireside Chats Ignite Curiosity and Community

March 28th, 2024

Relaxed conversations about ecology, history, and conservation connect land and people

South Hills trail that closed in July reopens with permanent easement

October 17th, 2021

After closing to the public in July, Montana City’s primary access to the South Hills Trail System has reopened with an easement that will keep it public forever.

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.