Sagebrush Conservation in Montana's Northern Great Plains and Musselshell Plains

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Phillips, Valley, & Blaine counties, Montana



Phillips, Valley, & Blaine counties, Montana



Phillips, Valley, & Blaine counties, Montana
Project Description

Deliver grazing systems on five ranches covering 54,713 acres. Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances on an additional three ranches covering 23,128 acres. Restoration of 1,500 acres of marginal cropland to native vegetation and restoration of mesic habitat on 300 acres or ~2 miles of riparian riparian
Definition of riparian habitat or riparian areas.

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Private landowners, Pheasants Forever, The Nature Conservancy

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The western United States’ sagebrush country encompasses over 175 million acres of public and private lands. Sagebrush country contains biological, cultural and economic resources of national significance. America’s sagebrush ecosystem is the largest contiguous ecotype in the continental...