Kootenai Critters: Westslope Cutthroat Trout
Here’s what you need to know about Montana’s state fish
In addition to hybridization, habitat loss and degradation have also contributed to the cutthroat’s reduced range in Montana.
Day Trip: Explore the Kootenai National Forest
In honor of National Forest Week, explore the Kootenai and nearby towns of Libby and Troy
Spanning 2.2 million acres in the northwest corner of the state, the Kootenai National Forest is one of the largest national forests in Montana.
Humble Humor: A Remembrance of Jim Posewitz
Honoring a lifetime of advocacy defending Montana’s wild places, wild rivers, and wildlife
Jim Posewitz passed away on July 3, leaving behind a legacy that we should all strive to live up to.
Day Trip: Hike the Big Snowies South of Lewistown
Explore an island range ice cave at the crest of the Big Snowy Mountains
For those seeking to enjoy a day away from heavily-trafficked trails, the Ice Cave Loop Trail in the Big Snowy Mountains offers a unique opportunity to explore one of Montana’s lesser-known island ranges and a 100-foot-wide cave that features ice year-round.
Wilderness Stories: The Great Bear
Listen to a story about the Great Bear Wilderness, told by an outfitter who helped create it
Smoke Elser, a founding member of Montana Wilderness Association, played an integral role in establishing the Great Bear Wilderness.
Kootenai Critters: Bald Eagles, from Endangered to Flourishing
Here’s what you need to know about this conservation success story in northwest Montana
The Kootenai National Forest encompasses wild places like the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness, Scotchman Peaks, and Yaak Valley, and it’s also home to grizzly bears, bald eagles, bighorn sheep, westslope cutthroat trout, and so much more.