Land Trust News

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Vital Ground Building Success at Alvord Lake

It has been a busy year for the Vital Ground Foundation and its community forest at Alvord Lake in northwest Montana. Vital Ground purchased the 142-acre property in 2016 and created a collaborative effort to manage the forest for wildlife habitat, recreational access, forest health and other values. An article on Vital Ground’s website details a March 6 community forest management meeting that discussed forest thinning, prescribed burning and education.

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