Land Trust News

Kelly Kountz Photo / Courtesy of Gallatin Valley Land Trust

FLT Conservation Down on the Bayou

       Flathead Land Trust has completed a 37-acre conservation easement on Goodrich Bayou, a back channel to the Flathead River. Flathead Land Trust and project partners in the River2Lake Initiative have long prioritized conservation projects along the Flathead River.

     A recent River2Lake newsletter provided information about the donated Goodrich Bayou easement and landowner Chrysta Bourne. The property is frequented by various waterfowl, otters, bears, herons and other wildlife species.

     The River2Lake newsletter article ends with: A large portion of the property also has prime farming soils if irrigated, an important resource in the Flathead Valley. Special thanks to the landowner for the conservation gift to the Flathead community!