Flathead Land Trust has many conservation partners in Flathead Valley and across the country. Below is a list of some of the local, state-wide and national partnership organizations. (For River to Lake Initiative partners, visit

  • American Bird Conservancy
    American Bird Conservancy is dedicated to conserving wild birds and their habitats through the western hemisphere, with the Flathead Valley identified as one of their important Bird Habitat Conservation Areas.
  • Flathead Audubon Society
    Flathead Audubon is dedicated to conserving birds, wildlife habitat and ecosystem diversity; promote awareness and appreciation of the natural world through education and advocacy; work with diverse groups and agencies to achieve sound decisions on natural resource issues; provide community services such as school programs, work projects, and field trips.
  • Flathead Lakers
    The Flathead Lakers work for clean water, healthy ecosystems and lasting quality of life in the Flathead Watershed.
  • Heart of the Rockies Initiative
    The Heart of the Rockies Initiative is a collaboration of land trust and conservancy partners working together to weave the fabric of their individual projects into a tapestry of international, large-scale conservation success. The Heart of the Rockies partners work together to develop strategic direction and scientific vision at a grand landscape scale and build capacity and develop capital to achieve ambitious conservation goals.
  • Intermountain West Joint Venture
    The IWJV a diverse public-private partnership that works across eleven states to deliver strategic habitat conservation for migratory birds and other priority bird species.
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
    Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, through its employees and citizen commission, provides for the stewardship of the fish, wildlife, parks and recreational resources of Montana, while contributing to the quality of life for present and future generations.
  • Montana Association of Land Trusts (MALT)
    The Montana Association of Land Trusts’ mission is to promote and support excellence in private voluntary land conservation in Montana through leadership, collaboration, education and outreach.
  • Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)
    The NRCS works with landowners through conservation planning and funding assistance to help benefit soils, water, air, plants and animals that result in productive lands and healthy ecosystems. They administer the ACEP-ALE (Agricultural Conservation Easement Program) to purchase conservation easements on productive agricultural lands.
  • Land Trust Alliance (LTA)
    The Land Trust Alliance is the convener, strategist and representative of land trusts across America.
  • Whitefish Legacy Partners – Whitefish Legacy Partners is a non-profit organization whose community-minded vision ensures conservation, recreation and education on the lands around Whitefish for future generations.
  • The Trust for Public Land – The Trust for Public Land has a mission of creating parks and protecting land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come.