Great Northern LCC

What is the Great Northern LCC?

A partnership that is:

  • Aligning and enacting a regional response to landscape conservation
  • Sharing data, science, and capacity
  • Working across boundaries and jurisdictions
How does the Great Northern LCC add value to existing efforts?
  • Linking local resource needs and national conservation priorities
  • A regional support mechanism and alignment vehicle for conservation programs: NAWCA, Joint Ventures, LWCF, Farm Bill, and SWiG
  • Putting science in the hands of practitioners through shared tools and technical resources
What is the Great Northern LCC's vision and its values?

A collective vision: A legacy of land, water, and wildlife conservation and sustainable natural resource management through collaboration and coordination.

The values:

  • Ecosystems and habitats
  • Fish and wildlife (native and sport)
  • Aquatic systems (ecological function, quality, and quantity)
  • Lands important to Tribal and western heritages
  • Traditional land uses (ranching, agriculture, and timber)


MSU IoE Office

Montana State University
605 Leon Johnson Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717
(406) 994-2374
MSU Director: Bruce Maxwell

UM IoE Office

The Universityi of Montana

The University of Montana
Davidson Honors College
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 243-6058
UM Director: Maury Valett


Montana University System

Montana University System

Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
2500 Broadway Street
Helena, MT 59620