Montana Fish & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Wolf Creek Acquisition

Photo of Wolf Creek LandProject Name: Wolf Creek Acquisition

Sponsor: Central Montana Chapter of Pheasants Forever

Year: 2010
Year: 2011

Grant Amount: 2010: $50,000
2011: $62,500

Total Project Cost: $1,000,000

Project: The Wolf Creek property features 5 coulees that drain into Wolf Creek with native grasslands that provide grazing land for mule deer and refuge for grouse, pheasants and other native bird populations. The Montana Fish and Wildlife and Parks Beckman Wildlife Management Area and Department of Natural Resource Conservation lands border both sides of the Wolf Creek property.

Purpose: Provide recreational access to the property and land and fishery habitat improvements for native wildlife.

The acquisition of Wolf Creek granted over 1,000 acres of land to Central Montana Chapter of Pheasants Forever. The purchase was made possible by funds provided by the Montana Fish & Wildlife Conservation Trust and other partners. Access to this land will ultimately opens more than 14,000 acres for public recreational activities like walk-in hunting. Winter habitat used by native wildlife is also being protected with the purchase and continued preservation of riparian habitat.

Directions: The property is located about ten miles east of Denton, Montana on Highway 81. Take Alton Cutoff going north east, right on Bally Dome Road.

Restrictions: No motorized vehicles.

 

 

 

 

Montana Fish & Wildlife Conservation Trust
P.O. Box 1993
Helena, MT 59624
Phone: 406-897-2580 or Email: fwctrust@mtoutdoorlegacy.org
www.mtconservationtrust.org