Thanks to a conservation-minded couple, 155 acres of the scenic Jocko Valley will preserved in perpetuity.
Located just off Highway 93 south of Missoula, the Clark-Blue Mountain easement is protecting open space, widlife habitat and cultural history.
Through hard work and collaboration, the Sundance Ranch has been one of Five Valleys’ most rewarding success stories.
The Open Cross Ranch has been in agricultural use for over 100 years and, with Five Valleys’ help, the landowners aim to keep it that way for centuries to come.
“This is a total privilege to preserve this land in perpetuity,” said Bart. “This land and this little chunk of heaven, as we see it, will last beyond all of us. That’s one of the biggest things we can do.”