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Pine Creek Lake. Photo by Walker Stole

State leadership is disrespecting Montana voters by forcing through legislation to take money from public lands initiatives (photo by Ed Starke)

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. 

Happy trails to HB418, Rep. Steve Gunderson's "hoax highways" bill (photo by Dee Linnell Blank)

Hundreds of you spoke up against this "hoax highways" bill, and Montana lawmakers listened. Today, the bill officially died for good. 

Sun sets over Frenchman Creek in northeast Montana (photo by Tony Bynum)

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on new oil and gas leasing, members of Congress have introduced a sweeping suite of bills to finally fix the grossly outdated federal oil and gas leasing system.

We're halfway home, with just two months of the 2021 Legislature to go (photo by Jody Evanson)

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.