Wild Word - February 2019

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Pine Creek Lake. Photo by Walker Stole

Looking for dinosaur bones in Makoshika State Park (photo by Tracy McGiffin)

The legislative session runs from January to May, and we're taking our advocacy efforts to the Capitol to fight for the protection of our public lands. We'll be updating this post throughout the session, so check back for all the latest.

North Fork of the Blackfoot (photo by Eric Ian)

As “Hallowed Waters” beautifully demonstrates, the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act (BCSA) will permanently protect the key tributaries of the iconic Blackfoot River and thereby help ensure that the entire Blackfoot watershed remains a stable and healthy fishery for native westslope cutthroat and bull trout.

The Whitefish Range in winter (photo by Steve Gnam)

Last week, the Forest Service released its final management plan for the Flathead National Forest, officially recommending nearly 80,000 acres of Wilderness in the Whitefish Range.