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A Film Night for Mount Dean Stone

Thank you to the hundreds of community members who came out to make our Open Space Film Night a success!

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Exchanging Ideas, Exchanging Culture: Pelah and the YSEALI Program

Pelah Hoyt, our Lands Director, is currently in Southeast Asia as a part of the Mansfield Center's Professional Fellows Exchange. From sticky rice to grant writing workshops, she's having quite a trip!

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Mount Dean Stone: Creating an Opportunity for Our Community to Come Together...Again

Once completed, the Mount Dean Stone project will connect open space and trails in a 180-degree arc around Missoula, from the North Hills to the Bitterroot Valley.

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Project Updates

Isbell-Blue Heron Project

The Grass Valley west of Missoula has long been known for its agriculture. Yet the story of the Isbell-Blue Heron conservation easement project is anything but ordinary.

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Denny Iverson

"Some ten or so years ago we as a family figured out that this place was more important than us."

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Access for All: The Lincoln Community River Park

Five Valleys is working to provide the community of Lincoln with its first-ever public river park on the Blackfoot River.

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Amber Sherrill

"Growing up in a city, I am so thankful our daughters get to grow up in a place that they can hike and bike out their back door, where they are able to see and understand our need for working farms and wild lands."

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