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Pine Creek Lake. Photo by Walker Stole

The Bob Marshall Wilderness Area (photo by Zack Porter)

Congressman Gianforte turned his back on Montana's time-honored backcountry values and traditions and on the places we hold so dear.

Blue Joint Wilderness Study Area in western Montana (photo by Zack Porter)

If this bill were to pass, it would represent the single biggest loss of protected public lands in our state’s history.

The Hyalite-Porcupine-Buffalo Horn Wilderness Study Area in the heart of the Gallatin Range (photo by Louise Johns)

Sen. Daines is demanding Montana’s wild legacy as ransom for doing what thousands of Montanans have asked him to do – to support this mineral withdrawal and protect the economy of the Yellowstone gateway.

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.

In the Beartooths above Mystic and Island Lakes (photo by Dexter Hale)

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.

Along the White Cliffs section of the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument (photo by Roland Taylor)

Today, 77% Montanans support our designated national monuments. Nevertheless, President Trump ordered Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to review national monuments larger than 100,000 acres that were designated after 1996.