Elk Migration in the Greater Yellowstone Area

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Elk migration is a vital part of the Montana ecosystem and habitat for wildlife. Elk are herbivores, meaning they eat plants. Because of them having this type of diet, they are required to migrate to areas in which they can feed. According to National Geographic (2018), “elk migrate to high mountain grazing grounds where the…

Fall Home Maintenance

Fall—When days start getting shorter and the weather a little colder. There is no better time than the fall to get maintenance done on your home. Below are some things you could do to get ready for the snowfall (it will be here before we know it!) Yard Maintenance The least favorite job for most…

The Ranch at Rock Creek

The Ranch at Rock Creek

The Ranch at Rock Creek is an all-inclusive ranch lodge located just 20 miles from Phillipsburg, Montana. The ranch offers a luxurious option for travelers to explore the Montana wilderness. Rated as five-star, the Ranch at Rock Creek offers more than 20 outdoor activities, unique cuisines, and a once in a lifetime experience. The property…

Ravalli County Fair and Rocking RC Rodeo

As a member of the Ravalli County Fair Commission and the Rockin RC Rodeo equipment I wanted to take a moment to extend a sincere thank you and congratulations to all our sponsors. We couldn’t present the Rodeo without your dedication to this community and more specifically to this event. You can take great pride…

Tree Farming in Montana

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A Generational, Thriving Industry Tree farming is a foreign topic to many Montanans, but it something that thrives in our state. There are over 500 tree farms in Montana, covering over 162,000 acres of forest land. This industry helps conserve important endangered species’ habitats, keep municipal water supplies healthy, and offer recreational opportunities for communities…

Why Choose Twin Bridges, Montana?

Twin Bridges, home to approximately 375 people offers an abundance of recreational amenities including hiking, biking, floating, and more. When not hiking to the hidden lakes found around the town, you could be fishing the for blue ribbon trout. The Big Hole, Beaverhead, and Ruby Rivers all converge near Twin Bridges to form the Jefferson….

The Snowcrest Ranch

The Snowcrest, owned by Turner Enterprises, Inc, is a beautiful 13,343-acre ranch located along the Upper Ruby River in Southwest Montana. The ranch operates as a working ranch for the production of bison and wildlife. The Snowcrest Ranch provides a good habitat for a variety of wildlife including mule deer, white-tailed deer, Rocky Mountain elk,…

Ranching in Rural Montana

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Rural Montana Let’s face it, Montana is a very rural place. There aren’t many cities, but rather more towns and there is quite the balance between the country and various communities. According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service USDA, in 2017 there was found to be 59.8 million square miles of ranch and farm land…