The Vital Ground Foundation

The Vital Ground Foundation helps preserve the threatened grizzly bear, other animals, plants, and natural communities through the conservation of habitat and wildlife linkage areas.

The Vital Ground Foundation
T-2 Fort Missoula
Missoula, MT 59804
United States
4065498650
http://www.vitalground.org/Home

Executive Director

Gary J. Wolfe

Management Team

Kelly O'Brien, Ryan A. Lutey, Mark Brennan

Board of Directors

Kelly O'Brien, Ryan A. Lutey, Mark Brennan

Mission

The Vital Ground Foundation helps preserve the threatened grizzly bear, other animals, plants, and natural communities through the conservation of habitat and wildlife linkage areas.

Programs

Vital Ground's habitat and linkage projects currently take place under the three named landscape-scale initiatives: Selkirk Grizzly Bear Habitat Conservation Initiative (northern Idaho); Swan Valley Grizzly Bear Habitat Conservation Initiative (western Montana); and the Selkirk-Cabinet-Purcell Linkage Zone Initiative (northern Idaho and northwestern Montana).

Statistics on The Vital Ground Foundation

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2009: $823,295
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $1,401,972
  • Other funding sources: individual donors, foundations, corporations, small businesses, federal
  • Religious Affiliation: none