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On a staff backpacking trip in the Great Burn, Brian in front (photo by Zack Porter)

On a staff backpacking trip in the Great Burn, Brian in front (photo by Zack Porter)

When Brian first arrived at MWA in 2010, the organization had 12 employees working in five offices around the state. Six years later, MWA has grown to 25 staff members in eight field offices.

Heart Lake in the Great Burn Proposed Wilderness (Zack Porter)

Heart Lake in the Great Burn Proposed Wilderness (Zack Porter)

On May 4 and 5, join me and thousands of people who will give local during 24 hours of giving.

MWA staff and council members on a hike just outside the Scapegoat

MWA staff and council members on a hike just outside the Scapegoat

At the beginning of this year, we welcomed a new president and president-elect on our State Council, the governing body of our organization that's composed of volunteers from around the state and represenatives of local chapters. 

View from Ross Creek Cedars trail (photo by Sandii Mellen)

View from Ross Creek Cedars trail (photo by Sandii Mellen)

This time of the year offers unique opportunities to explore our public lands. 

The Badger-Two Medicine (photo by Tony Bynum-tonybynum.com)

The Badger-Two Medicine (photo by Tony Bynum-tonybynum.com)

The winter 2017 issue of Wild Montana features a history of the 30-battle to save the Badger-Two Medicine from oil and gas development.

Hiking along the Swan Range ridge above Grizzly Basin (photo by Dee Linnell Blank

Hiking along the Swan Range ridge above Grizzly Basin (photo by Dee Linnell Blank

Speaking at a gathering of about 200 in Seeley Lake, Sen. Tester applauded the trend-setting, collaborative work that made this legislation possible.