Made for the Job
We welcome Rachel VandeVoort as the first director of the Montana Office of Outdoor Recreation
We have been advocating for this office for more than four years now and applaud the governor’s choice to lead the office.
In the Line of Fire
As the fire season drags on, our thoughts remain with those whose lives and homes are in jeopardy
As the fire season grows from bad to worse, Montanans across our beautiful state are steadily growing more alarmed. Entire communities have been evacuated, and it seems each day there’s a new neighborhood in the crosshairs of another conflagration.
Outdoor Recreation Now the Largest Sector of Montana’s Economy
Governor Bullock's Office of Outdoor Recreation now makes more sense than ever, as does taking good care of our public lands
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Perhaps the biggest takeaway from the report is that the old “economy versus conservation” dichotomy no longer applies. As this data shows, our economy actually depends on conservation of our public lands.
Sec. Zinke Formally Recommends Keeping Missouri River Breaks National Monument as Is
Thanks to Montanans holding their ground, the Breaks remains protected
There are still 25 other national monuments across the country under review, and if the federal government shrinks or eliminates any one of them, it could set a precedent that puts all 157 national monuments in jeopardy, including the three we have in Montana – the Breaks, Pompeys Pillar, and Little Bighorn Battlefield.
Montanans call on Sec. Zinke to keep the Upper Missouri River Breaks just the way it is
Thousands of years ago people traveled to the Missouri River Breaks to camp and hunt along the river, to share stories with family and friends, and to establish traditions and find inspiration in an unparalleled landscape.
Breaking the Agency’s Back
Lands transfer appears to be endgame of president's jaw-dropping proposed 84% cut to Forest Service trail budget
Make no mistake, this budget places the 100-plus-year legacy of the Forest Service on the chopping block while the agency’s own hands are tied behind its back.