Wild Word - September 2017

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Pine Creek Lake. Photo by Walker Stole

A smoky sunset at Square Butte (photo by Bill Stricklin)

Until our nation’s decisionmakers accept – and address – human-caused climate change, we will have little chance to alter the trend of longer and more catastrophic fire seasons such as the one Montana experienced in 2017.

Backpacking the Trilobite Range in the Bob Marshall Wilderness (photo by Lee Boman)

This week, the House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on a bill that would allow any government entity to build roads and allow motorized vehicles on American public lands currently protected as Wilderness areas.

Fishing at Rock Lake in the Cabinet Mountains (photo by Steve Gnam)

We have been advocating for this office for more than four years now and applaud the governor’s choice to lead the office.