A Great Start
Latest Custer Gallatin proposal is strong but leaves unprotected a few crucial wild places. We need your help to improve it.
MWA's history runs deep in the Custer Gallatin National Forest. In fact, our organization was founded by Montanans inspired to protect the wild Madison and Gallatin Ranges, both of which are located in the Forest.
Sixty years after MWA’s founding, we have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to continue the fight for wild places in this national forest and build on the legacy this organization began decades ago.
Topsy-turvy Times for the Badger-Two Medicine
The federal government is defending lease cancellations, but has made the Badger part of the national monument debacle
In nearly the same breath that Secretary Zinke used to suggest the Badger would be a good fit for a future national monument, he defended his recommendation to dramatically shrink Bear Ears National Monument, a place that’s as sacred to five sovereign southwestern nations as the Badger-Two Medicine is to the Blackfeet.
Flathead National Forest Releases its Draft Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement
Now is our last chance to weigh in on the forest plan revision
We’re pleased to report that the Forest Service is recommending the Whitefish Range, the Swan Front, and Jewel Basin for Wilderness and will manage these places to maintain their wild character and not allow motorized or mechanized transport within them.
Congressman Gianforte Votes to Forever Diminish the Bob Marshall, Absaroka-Beartooth, and Other Wilderness Areas
Today he voted for a bill that dramatically changes the Wilderness Act
Congressman Gianforte turned his back on Montana's time-honored backcountry values and traditions and on the places we hold so dear.
Senator Daines Is Sabotaging Our Wild Legacy
Today he introduced a bill stripping protection from a half-million acres of Montana's wildest, most pristine public lands
If this bill were to pass, it would represent the single biggest loss of protected public lands in our state’s history.
Sen. Daines Ready to Sacrifice Our Wild Heritage
In exchange for saving Yellowstone gateway from disaster, he wants protection of our wildest places abolished
Sen. Daines is demanding Montana’s wild legacy as ransom for doing what thousands of Montanans have asked him to do – to support this mineral withdrawal and protect the economy of the Yellowstone gateway.