Thank you, Pelah

For the last 15 years, Pelah Hoyt has been part of the fabric of Five Valleys. As our Lands Director for the past seven years, Pelah oversaw the protection of new lands: shepherding projects from ideas into conservation easements that will stand the test of time and new public open spaces where people can connect with our incredible western Montana landscape.

Pelah on a project lands tour. Photo by Michelle Gustafson.

Pelah grew partnerships from the ground up and provided a knowledgeable, earnest, and trusted resource to both to Five Valleys and to the many people, families, and organizations that she touched over the years.

Pelah with Grass Valley landowner Joe Boyer, who Pelah helped to place multiple conservation easements on his working agricultural property.

Thank you, Pelah, for your countless contributions to conservation and to Five Valleys. We wish you all the best as you embark on your next chapter.

Pelah with her son on the protected Moiese Valley Ranch in the Mission Valley. Photo by Athena Lonsdale.


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