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Winter covers the Great Bear Wilderness, established in 1978 (photo by Dee Linnell Blank)

To celebrate our 60th anniversary, we're digging through the vault to tell the six-decade story of MWA, from our founding to today. This is part three, in which Montana loses a champion but adds more wilderness areas. 

Replacing a charred bridge in the Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness (photo by Sonny Mazzullo)

We're serious about addressing the challenges of wildfire and doing our part to find solutions. That's we’ve been playing a growing role in wildfire recovery by focusing on trail restoration. 

A field of Larkspur in the Pryor Mountains (photo by Emily Cleveland)

Last week, Montana Wilderness Association received a sixth consecutive four-star rating from Charity Navigator, placing us in the top 7% of nonprofits nationwide. 

Read the summer 2018 of Wild Montana today (cover photo by John Lambing)

Read all about the fight to protect our wilderness study areas (WSAs) and more in the latest issue. 

Haley blazing the CDT on Lewis and Clark Pass near Lincoln (photo by Sonny Mazzullo)

This summer, I had the privilege of co-leading MWA’s volunteer trail crew (VTC), where I learned firsthand just how well stewardship and advocacy go together.