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Pine Creek Lake. Photo by Walker Stole

Larch in fall splendor in the Sapphires Wilderness Study Area (photo by Zack Porter)

The plan safeguards habitat, clean water, and solitude in stunning landscapes around the Bitterroot, including the Sapphire and Blue Joint Wilderness Study Areas, places that Stevensville-native Sen. Lee Metcalf protected with the passage of the 1977 Montana Wilderness Study Act.

Wildflowers blossoming on the Rocky Mountain Front (photo by Jane Timmerman)

Montana Governor Steve Bullock today unveiled a pro-public lands agenda that not only doubles down on rejecting the transfer of federal lands to the state, but also creates opportunities to expand conservation and recreation on our public lands.

Just weeks after the cancelation, a Washington, D.C. District Court judge granted a motion by Solenex to amend its original complaint and challenge the authority of the government to cancel the lease.

The fight to save the Badger from development is not over.

Fishing on Taylor Fork of the Madison River (photo by Kathy Rue)

The radical fringe that tried to advance the lands transfer scheme didn’t count on how much we value our special places on public lands.

Two bull elk graze along the Gallatin River (photo by Cal Bebee)

Fifty-seven years ago, Ken and Florence Baldwin decided to write a letter to one hundred friends on behalf of wildlands in the Gallatin and Madison drainages. 20 of them would go on to form MWA.

Badger Creek (photo by John Lambing)

It’s not everyday that a government agency makes you leap with joy. Today that happened when the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation released its official comments regarding proposed oil and gas drilling in the Badger-Two Medicine.