| Why It Is A Conservation Priority
The MacKay River Bridge easement is located in Custer County, its 14 acres were donated in 2002. The property provides sagebrush, riverine, wetland, pasture, and riparian habitats. The great habitat variety supports many species, some of which are species of concern or threatened. Protecting the river manages flooding and water quality, while surrounding habitat is wintering grounds for elk, deer, and moose. The riparian habitat supports a forging habitat for lynx and large sage brush provide habitat for pygmy rabbits.
Restoration & Improvement Goals:
None at this time.
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