The map below shows the location of the latest purchase by the American Prairie Reserve, who announced this week that they have closed on their 29th land purchase. The acquisition adds another 14,122 acres to their property holdings in north central Montana.
Located just north of Fort Peck Lake, at about the middle of the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, the new addition is known as Blue Ridge and is located in the Larb Hills, southwest of Saco, Montana in Philips County.
The property is adjacent to an APR parcel known as Burnt Lodge, and the purchase brings the American Prairie Reserve’s total deeded and leased land to more than 419,000 acres.
American Prairie Reserve says the purchase is part of their mission is to create the largest nature reserve in the continental United States