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Foys Bend Fisheries Conservation Area

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) purchased a 243- acre property along two miles of the Flathead River in 2009. The high-quality, riparian riverbank has outstanding habitat values for both fish and wildlife.  The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), which funded the acquisition to mitigate fisheries impacts of Hungry Horse Dam, holds a perpetual conservation easement on the property.  Cap and Bonnie Ingham sold the property to FWP at a significantly lower price than the appraised value, making this project feasible and a great public value.

News story: Land deal preserves Foy’s Bend property.

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