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.
NFWF Grant Profile
Northern Great Plains
Project Title: Securing Black-Footed Ferret Populations Through Sylvatic Plague Mitigation (MT, SD)
World Wildlife Fund, Inc.
Fort Belknap Reservation, Crow Reservation, and Private Lands in Rosebud County, Montana, and Bad River Ranches, South Dakota