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Ten Lakes Scenic Area (photo by Dee Linnell Blank)

Ten Lakes Scenic Area (photo by Dee Linnell Blank)

The Ten Lakes Wildernes Study Area is  woven into a larger network of wild country, providing connectivity to the Whitefish Range and Glacier National Park. 

The Badger-Two Medicine, with Glacier National Park in the background (photo by Gene Sentz)

The Badger-Two Medicine, with Glacier National Park in the background (photo by Gene Sentz)

Today the U.S. Department of the Interior cancelled the last two remaining leases in the Badger-Two Medicine, marking a major victory in an epic battle against oil and gas development on the Rocky Mountain Front that began 35 years ago. 

The Badger-Two Medicine (photo by Gene Sentz)

The Badger-Two Medicine (photo by Gene Sentz)

Like most great conservation victories, this one’s been a long time coming, and the story of the fight to protect the Badger is filled with individuals who have put in the work of a lifetime. 

View of Big Baldy in the Little Belts (photo by Eric Visocan)

View of Big Baldy in the Little Belts (photo by Eric Visocan)

Through the forest plan process, the Forest Service will be making crucial decisions about secure habitat, clean headwaters, and quiet recreation on one of Montana’s wildest and most diverse national forests. 

Atop Mt. Furlong in the Great Bear Wilderness (photo by Michael Reavis)

Atop Mt. Furlong in the Great Bear Wilderness (photo by Michael Reavis)

Yesterday was the opening day of Congress, and the House of Representatives wasted no time laying the groundwork for not just selling off our public lands, but giving them away for free.

Fog in Glacier National Park (photo by Zack Clothier)

Fog in Glacier National Park (photo by Zack Clothier)

While Rep. Zinke has on occasion bucked his party to vote in support of our way of life, his record is checkered when it comes to standing up for many of Montana’s outdoor values.