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ARTICLE EXCERPT: In a deal praised by both of Montana’s senators, the Trust for Public Land and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks have completed a 28,000-acre conservation easement on Stimson Lumber Company timberland near Troy.
The easement, which cost $12.8 million, permanently protects the land for public recreation while safeguarding it from development and allowing timber harvesting to continue. Local sportsmen, wildlife groups and recreationists have voiced support for the project.