The Right Way to Solve Public Land Challenges in Montana
The Gallatin Forest Partnership is an example Senator Daines should follow
Montanans deserve to have a voice in the future management of the Gallatin Range, Sapphires, Big Snowies, and the other wild places set aside by the Montana Wilderness Study Act.
Unfortunately, Senator Daines disagrees. It’s clear that Sen. Daines did not give the public an opportunity to weigh in on the fate of nearly a half-million acres of our wildest, most pristine public lands before he introduced his deceptively-named bill.
Call to Action in the Bitterroot
We’re rallying next week on behalf of the Sapphire and Blue Joint Wilderness Study Areas
If Senator Steve Daines has his way, you might find a gold mine where you used to find native trout up beautiful Blue Joint Creek or off-road vehicles ripping through vast wet meadows in the Sapphires, some of the best elk habitat in the Lower 48.
A Great Start
The 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.
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.