Place We Protect

The Montana Chapter is protecting some of the world’s last great places.
The Nature Conservancy in Montana and our partners have conserved one million acres using our extraordinary community- based approach.

A Big Vision
Crown of the Continent
One of a handful of places on the planet where all the natural pieces are still in place.

Southwest Montana
The Missouri River headwaters,Greater Yellowstone and wildlife migration across the Northern Rockies.

Northern Great Plains
This largest stretch of intact native grassland left in the Northern Great Plains.

Yellowstone River
The Conservancy is helping re-open the iconic river to rare native fish.

Nature Preserves
We maintain beautiful nature preserves around the state. Come visit one.

Community Based Programs
Our conservation, stewardship and science is carried out through our successful community-based programs.

The Rocky Mountain Front
Conserving habitat and ranching on the eastern Crown.

The Montana Legacy Project
Reconnecting the pieces in the heart of the Crown.

The North Fork
Stopping coal mining in the Flathead River headwaters.

The Centennial Valley
Restoring and protecting the Missouri River headwaters.

Big Hole Valley
A vital intersection of essential wildlife migration routes.

The Matador Ranch
A center of cooperative grassland research and testing.

Matador Grassbank
Innovative, neighbor-to-neighbor grassland conservation.

Clearwater-Blackfoot Project
Setting the standard for community-based conservation.