Prickly Pear Land Trust closes Missouri River project

TOWNSEND — In a press release sent Friday afternoon, Prickly Pear Land Trust (PPLT) says they acquired thousands of acres of farmland that will be added to its protected properties list.

The Tri G River Ranch between Townsend and Toston is the second conservation easement in Broadwater County that PPLT has acquired.

The easement will protect key fish and wildlife habitats downstream from the Toston Dam.