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Pine Creek Lake. Photo by Walker Stole

LWCF has paid for conservation projects at several national parks, including Glacier (photo of Swiftcurrent Lake by Robert Pal)

If Senator Steve Daines intends on putting his money where his mouth is, he’ll oppose Bernhard’s nomination simply because Bernhard has all but assured the American public that he intends on crippling a bipartisan, hugely popular program that Daines is currently championing – the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which was permanently reauthorized by a bipartisan supermajority. 

Mt. Blackmore in the Gallatin Range (photo by Louise Johns)

The recreation pressure in these mountains is building, and we need to convince the Forest Service to recommend permanent protection for the Gallatin Range over the next year, or we could very well not have another chance.

North Fork of the Blackfoot (photo by Eric Ian)

As “Hallowed Waters” beautifully demonstrates, the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act (BCSA) will permanently protect the key tributaries of the iconic Blackfoot River and thereby help ensure that the entire Blackfoot watershed remains a stable and healthy fishery for native westslope cutthroat and bull trout.

The Whitefish Range in winter (photo by Steve Gnam)

Last week, the Forest Service released its final management plan for the Flathead National Forest, officially recommending nearly 80,000 acres of Wilderness in the Whitefish Range.

2,000 Montanans gathered at the State Capitol for the Rally for Public Lands (photo by Eliza Wiley)

In a striking show of support for Montana’s 30 million acres of national public lands, some 2,000 people packed the State Capitol Rotunda on Friday to celebrate the outdoor way of life that defines our state.

Hiking in the Terry Badlands Wilderness Study Area (photo by Kelly Wicks)

We’re happy and relieved to announce that Daines' and Gianforte's anti-wilderness study area bills are now dead.