The U.S. Forrest Service, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and private land owners finalized a deal which preserves 640 acres between the Bob Marshal and Mission Mountains Wilderness areas for future generations to hunt. The property had been in a developer’s cross-hairs for some time, but is now under permanent protection.
Swan Lake District ranger, Rich Kehr said in a statement released by RMEF, ”This acquisition will
improve public land access, and help to preserve the recreation setting
and valuable wildlife habitat in the popular Holland
This victory shows the key role hunters play in land and species conservation.
— LJ Bonham