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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.

A walk in the Bob Marshall Wilderness (photo by Lee Boman)

A walk in the Bob Marshall Wilderness (photo by Lee Boman)

Since the election, we’ve heard from many concerned members and supporters across the state who are anxious about the results of the election and wondering what the future holds for our work to protect Montana’s public lands.

Sunrise at the Ten Lake Scenic Area (photo by Dee Linnell Blank)

Sunrise at the Ten Lake Scenic Area (photo by Dee Linnell Blank)

When it comes to the great outdoors, elections matter. And, in Montana, elections are often decided by razor-thin margins.