The Vital Ground Foundation


This Land Trust is Accredited

Our Mission

The mission of Vital Ground is to protect and restore North America's grizzly bear populations by conserving wildlife habitat.

Our Staff

Full Time Staff: 5
Part Time Staff: 1

Operational Area and Acreage

Counties of Operation

Montana Missoula

Acres Conserved

State Total Owned Under Easement Other**
Alaska 5,314   0   0   5,314  
Idaho 15,606   700   107   14,799  
Montana 109,250   0   910   108,340  
Wyoming 324,500   0   0   324,500  

**This figure includes land that has been acquired by land trusts - whether through purchase, donation or by another means - and subsequently has been transferred to a public agency. It also includes land protected through other methods such as negotiating and preparing for acquisition by other organizations or agencies.

Quick Facts

The Vital Ground Foundation

20 Fort Missoula Rd
Missoula, MT 59804-7203

Contact Information

Phone: (406) 549-8650


Alliance member since: 2001

This organization has adopted the 2017 Standards & Practices

This organization has adopted the 2004 Standards & Practices

Member of Terrafirma

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