NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Northern Great Plains
Project Title: Expanding the Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances Program to Protect Grasslands (MT)
The Nature Conservancy
Project ID:

Expand the Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances program to enter into voluntary agreements with landowners to conserve habitat for greater sage-grouse and multiple grassland bird species in the Missouri-Milk River Grasslands. Project will improve 26 miles of fencing to wildlife-friendly specifications, restore five acres of riparian habitat and improve management on 50,000 acres.

Award Amount:
The project area includes large portions of the Missouri Milk River project area: portions of Phillips, Valley, Blaine, Musselshell, Petroleum, Garfield, and McCone Counties in Montana.