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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. 

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. 

Just 11% of Montanans support the attempt to remove protections from wilderness study areas (WSAs)

Sen. Daines and Rep. Gianforte continue to push their legislation attempting to strip protections from 800,000 acres of wilderness study areas (WSAs), but Montanans aren't on board.

Autumn larch light up the Sapphires (photo by Zack Porter)

Former MWA president Doris Milner was campaigning for wilderness designation for the Sapphires way back in 1980s, and we're carrying on that fight today. 

Looking out from the Mission Mountains Wilderness, designated in 1975 (photo by Justin Whitaker)

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 two, a glimpse into a decade of progess, setbacks, and change.