Wild Word - September 2018

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Pine Creek Lake. Photo by Walker Stole

Big Snowies Wilderness Study Area, addressed in the 1988 Wilderness bill (photo by Zack Porter)

he bill addressed all seven remaining WSAs that had been created by the Montana Wilderness Study Act of 1977.

South Fork Two Medicine River (photo by Gene Sentz)

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.  

Bagging Gallatin Peak in the Lee Metcalf Wilderness Area (photo by Maggie Slepian)

The bi-partisan Lee Metcalf Wilderness and Management Act was drafted and supported by all four members of Montana’s Congressional delegation.