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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. 

The wild Swan Mountains (photo by Lance Boyd)

The wild Swan Mountains (photo by Lance Boyd)

This agreement serves as the latest example of the success folks have when they recognize there is room enough for everyone on our public lands and focus on what they can agree on rather than what they can’t.

The Badger-Two Medicine (photo by Linda Sentz)

The Badger-Two Medicine (photo by Linda Sentz)

Today marks an historic milestone in the 35-year-old struggle to free the Badger-Two Medicine from the threat of oil and gas development.