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Tenderfoot Creek Area Land Purchase
8,200 Acre Public Land Access Opportunity

Fiscal Year 2012 LWCF Purchases

Land and Water Conservation fund

April 6, 2012

Here is the list of Montana land purchases for the national forest system with $41.6 million from the Land and Water Conservation Fund announced Friday April 6,2012.

Legacy Completion, Lolo and Flathead National Forests: Protects watersheds, wildlife habitat and public access to outdoor recreation in and around the Crown of the Continent. Part of the Montana Legacy project, which includes a 111,740-acre land donation. $2 million.

Tenderfoot Part I, Lewis and Clark National Forest: Provides habitat for West Slope cutthroat trout, elk, moose, and deer in the Tenderfoot watershed of central Montana, as well as public access to hunting and fishing. $2 million.

For the complete national list, click the link to the upper right:

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