Conservation Scrapped, Climate Change Ignored
Interior Department prioritizes oil and gas and dismisses wildland protection in revision of Lewistown area plan
The Interior Department trashed that original version of the RMP and its recommendations, which came about after a transparent public process that included local input, citizen surveys, and a healthy regard for what makes this part of Montana special.
Daines Votes for Bernhardt, Jeopardizing Land and Water Conservation Fund
The senator undermines his own public lands agenda by voting for the former oil and gas lobbyist as next Interior secretary
In a SENR hearing last week, Daines told Bernhardt that the budget Bernhardt proposed for LWCF was “embarrassingly low.”
Daines: Protect LWCF and Vote NO on David Bernhardt
The nominee for Interior secretary would be a disaster for a conservation program that Daines has been championing
If Senator Steve Daines intends on putting his money where his mouth is, he’ll oppose Bernhard’s nomination simply because Bernhard has all but assured the American public that he intends on crippling a bipartisan, hugely popular program that Daines is currently championing – the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which was permanently reauthorized by a bipartisan supermajority.
Gianforte’s WSA Bills to Receive a Hearing in the House on Thursday
Now more than ever we need to raise our collective voice against the biggest rollback of protected land in state history
The damage these bills could do to our community water supplies, our fish and wildlife populations, and our $7 billion outdoor recreation economy could be devastating.
The Right Way and Wrong Way to Decide the Fate of Our Public Lands
Today the contrast became abundantly clear with poll showing strong support for Blackfoot Clearwater bill and collaboration
The right way involves the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act, which would add 80,000 acres to the Bob Marshall, Scapegoat, and Mission Mountains Wilderness Areas
Gianforte Follows Daines’ Lead and Shuts Montanans Out
Together they are waging the single biggest assault on public lands in Montana history
Just when we thought the attacks on our wildest, most pristine public lands couldn’t get worse, yesterday Congressman Greg Gianforte introduced two bills that would open over 700,000 acres of public lands to hard-rock mining, oil and gas development, commercial logging, and motorized recreation.