NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Northern Great Plains
Project Title: Securing Black-Footed Ferret Populations Through Sylvatic Plague Mitigation (MT, SD)
World Wildlife Fund, Inc.
Project ID:

Establish a population of black-footed ferret protected from sylvatic plague in the Missouri-Milk River Grasslands, Montana and central South Dakota. Project will improve the status of 20 black-footed ferrets at two reintroduction sites, recover prairie dog habitat lost to sylvatic plague at a third site, and set the stage to establish a new ferret population on private lands.

Award Amount:
Fort Belknap Reservation, Crow Reservation, and Private Lands in Rosebud County, Montana, and Bad River Ranches, South Dakota