Budget Bills are Major Milestones for Public Lands Funding
HB 2 and HB 5 would secure tens of millions for public lands, public access, and wildlife
We're fighting to secure nearly $70 million for conservation during the 2021 legislature, and two critical budget bills are nearing the finish line.
HB 2 and HB 5 would secure millions for state parks, trails, public access, and wildlife habitat, and we're doing all we can to protect these public land dollars.
The State Legislature is Disrespecting Montana Voters to Empty Public Lands Coffers
State leadership is ignoring voters and colleagues to ransack public lands funding
This week, state legislators showed complete disregard for their constituents, and the outdoor way of life they love, by forcing through legislation to direct recreational marijuana away away from public lands initiatives.
Wild Montana: Winter 2021
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Gunderson’s “Hoax Highways” Bill Bites the Dust
Lawmakers defeated HB418, a bill that could have led to new roads in Glacier National Park and other wild places
Hundreds of you spoke up against this "hoax highways" bill, and Montana lawmakers listened. Today, the bill officially died for good.
We Must Modernize Our Oil and Gas Leasing System
A suite of bills introduced this week in Congress will help us get there
Seizing on the opportunity created by President Biden’s executive pause on new oil and gas leasing, members of Congress have introduced a sweeping suite of bills to finally fix the grossly outdated federal oil and gas leasing system.
Two Months Down, Two To Go
Taking a moment to check in at the halfway point of the 2021 Montana Legislature
After the fast and furious first half of the 2021 Montana Legislature, we have a moment to catch our breath and take stock of where public lands legislation stands.