Montana ranch buy adds 150,000 acres to private American Prairie Reserve
American Prairie Reserve has purchased as huge ranch next to the C.M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge.
The American Prairie Reserve is trying to put together a huge private wildlife reserve in NE Central Montana. This is a place where there is a lot of open space and a fair amount of public land. The C.M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge is a million acre public parcel. This national wildlife refuge was created around Fort Peck Reservoir on the Missouri River. There is also the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument of about 370,000 acres.