Steve Powell Park-a conserved public amenity in downtown Hamilton-is Open Year Roud-Dawn to Dusk--People and Wildlife Welcome! 22 acres of natural habitat along the Bitterroot River, open to the public in partnership with the City of Hamilton.


Tour of the Bitterroot 2016 

Tax Incentive Update:                    userfiles/20th Anniversary Summer Appeal(Final).pdfDecember of 2015, Congress made permanent and enhanced a federal tax incentive! READ HERE

Our Winter 2016 Newsletter, LEGACY tells all--Read about Grant, our new staff member, and much more!


Montana Open Land Month Watch the VIDEO

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We are a local land trust, conserving the water resources, wildlife habitat, and working lands of the communities in and around the Bitterroot Valley 
CELEBRATE Working Lands on FILM
APRIL 22, 2017
             An evening of 2 short films, an eagle study presentation and                       a fun gathering at Cowboy Troys! 
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2016-2017 Marks the Bitter Root Land Trust's 20th Anniversary!  We are celebrating all year long, and we thank YOU for your support--you made the past twenty years more than just days, months and years on a calendar--you made it an ERA!  Help us to start off the next 20 years STRONG! Find out here how you can help.  
We live in the Bitterroot because we enjoy the natural beauty, friendly communities, clean water and freedom to enjoy the outdoors. The Bitter Root Land Trust partners with local families to conserve farms and ranches and protect clean water and important wildlife habitat.

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Travelers for Open Land is a results-driven; voluntary partnership between the traveling public, the Montana hospitality industry, private land owners and land trust organizations to conserve scenic vistas, wildlife habitat, working farms and ranches and recreational lands, which comprise Montana’s irreplaceable landscape for present and future generations.  Learn more by clicking on the logo.

The Bitter Root Land Trust is a proud member of the Montana Association of Land Trust (MALT). Learn more by clicking on the logo.