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LEGRANDE FINALE

August 19th, 2019

PPLT COMPLETES PROTECTION OF LEGRANDE CANNON RECREATION AREA - an excerpt from PPLT's 2019 Summer Newsletter.

MOVING MOUNTAINS—20 YEARS ASCENDING AND EXPANDING

August 19th, 2019

In 1999, the creation of what is now Mt. Ascension Natural Park began with PPLT's first land addition to the city of Helena. This year we celebrate the 20th anniversary.

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, PPLT, MBG, 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.

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.

An Outside Chance

April 19th, 2019

PPLT is making a concerted effort to expand our outdoor education and experiential programming—an excerpt from our 2019 Spring Newsletter.

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.

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