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RMEF Helps Finalize Mount Haggin Conservation

More recreational access, more conservation, and more wildlife habitat thanks to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, MTFWP,  Fish and Wildlife Commission, and the land board.

The Montana State Board of Land Commissioners on May 18 unanimously approved the state’s purchase of an addition to the Mount Haggin Wildlife Management Area located southwest of Anaconda in Deer Lodge County.

The board approved the $658,000, 244-acre Grassy Mountain addition to the 58,000-acre wildlife management area at the request of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. The purchase was facilitated by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

“It’s another excellent project in that Anaconda area,” said Mark Lambrecht, director of government affairs for the Elk Foundation.