History as Our Guide: 1988 Wilderness Bill
In the second installment of our series on previous WSA legislation, we examine a sweeping bill that sailed through Congress
he bill addressed all seven remaining WSAs that had been created by the Montana Wilderness Study Act of 1977.
Court Deals Setback in Longstanding Effort to Protect Badger-Two Medicine
D.C. judge reinstates cancelled oil and gas leases, but the fight for the Badger is far from over
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The bad news: The leases threat of an industrialized Badger again looms. The good news: This was not a setback that was unanticipated or is insurmountable. The ruling will be appealed.
History as Our Guide: Lee Metcalf Wilderness and Management Act
In the first installment of our series on previous legislation that resolved wilderness study areas, we examine this 1983 bill
The bi-partisan Lee Metcalf Wilderness and Management Act was drafted and supported by all four members of Montana’s Congressional delegation.
Big Hole and Beaverhead Lease Sale an Ominous Sign for Future of WSAs
WSAs need real protection, not empty assurances from Daines and Gianforte
This lease sale, and the introduction of large-scale extractive projects, would damage blue-ribbon fisheries, risk the livelihoods of local guides and outfitters, and jeopardize the drinking water of thousands of Montanans.
Gianforte Holds Invite-Only Discussion, Claims it’s a Public Meeting
Participants in WSA discussion agree REAL public input is needed
The representative keeps talking about the importance of public input, but says it's only appropriate after his WSA bills are passed. Really?
Steve Daines Wants More Airplanes in the Bob Marshall
Fortunately, the senator’s request to develop eight airstrips in “the Bob” crashes and burns
Sen. Daines thinks flying planes into the legendary Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex is a good idea. No one else agrees.