A Huge Win for the Land and Water Conservation Fund
The House passes the Great American Outdoors Act with bipartisan support
On an already historic day, the news got even better when the House passed the Great American Outdoors Act and secured full funding for LWCF.
A Momentous Day for the Badger
Sen. Tester announces the Badger-Two Medicine Protection Act
On July 22, Sen. Jon Tester announced that he will introduce the Badger-Two Medicine Protection Act. The bill will secure the wild future of the Badger-Two Medicine and ensure that the Blackfeet Tribe will have a meaningful voice in its management.
William Perry Pendley Has No Business Overseeing Our Public Lands
Confirming him as BLM chief would be like putting an arsonist in charge of a fire department
It's hard to imagine anyone more ill-suited, more dangerous, and less qualified to lead the BLM than William Perry Pendley.
The Hidden Piece of Montana’s Public Lands Puzzle
Public access secured in important areas, but questions about the Land Board persist
The Land Board approved the purchase of two important public access points on the Bitterroot Valley and outside Anaconda, and it needs to continue protecting the access that Montanans cherish.
Tester Introduces Bill Ensuring Taxpayer Dollars for Public Lands Aren’t Wasted
Leasing Market Efficiency Act will end practice that’s taking money from what BLM should be doing – taking care of public lands
Sen. Jon Tester announced he’ll be introducing a bill that will put an end to noncompetitive oil and leasing, an outdated and broken practice that is wasting taxpayer money that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) should be using to take care of our public lands.
Some Big Wins in the Custer Gallatin National Forest Plan Revision
The plan takes steps to protect the Gallatins, Crazies, and Pryors, but leaves a few key areas in the Forest unprotected
We're pleased that the Forest Plan recommends Wilderness and addresses the historical exclusion of Tribal perspectives in key areas, but there are other places in which the plan comes up short.