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 Jon Tester announced he’ll be introducing a bill that will put an end to noncompetitive oil and leasing, an outdated and broken practice that is wasting taxpayer money that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) should be using to take care of our public lands.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.
A Big Step Forward for the Badger
The Blackfeet Nation proposes legislation to permanently protect the Badger-Two Medicine
After decades of uncertainty, the Blackfeet Nation has released a legislative proposal to permanently protect the Badger-Two Medicine.
MWA During Covid-19
Here’s how we’re responding to the pandemic
Updates from Executive Director
In light of the new reality that Covid-19 has brought to our lives, we have had to make some hard decisions and take a range of actions to ensure we are doing our part to stop the spread of the virus and are keeping our staff, their families, our members, volunteers, and other supporters safe and healthy.
Last Line of Defense Under Attack
Trump administration is going after bedrock law that protects public lands and keeps communities safe
NEPA is a critical tool used to maintain a healthy balance between environmental impacts and development projects – and it's under threat.