Montana's Annual Fund

A Powerful Engine of Conservation

Montana's Annual Fund pays for vital science and stewardship. Every acre of land or easement we purchase requires hours of staff time to complete and commits us to years of ongoing stewardship. Field staff log thousands of miles of travel a year. Our conservation requires good science, sturdy boots, reliable tires, and a lot of hardware!  Without the Annual Fund, our work could come to a grinding halt. Donate today


Just Look at What Our Annual Fund Buys  
  •   New wildlife-friendly fencing: $6,000 - $16,000 /mile
  • Treating new patch of invasive weeds:  $100 - $200/acre
  •  Removing culvert to improve fish habitat: $1,000 - $20,000
  • Obliterating old forest roads: $1,500 - $3,000/mile*
  • Planting willows: $2 - $150/tree depending on size.  (We plant hundreds every summer!)
  • Stock water tank (to keep livestock out of streams): $4,500   
  • Handheld GPS Unit (essential to all our field work): $150 - $200 each
  •  Administrative cost of processing a conservation easement : $50,500

HOW YOU CAN HELP: It's easy! Just click here to donate! Easier yet, why not become a monthly donor and have your gift automatically deducted from your checking account or credit card?

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