Wild Montana: Summer 2019
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Read all about renewed hope for new wilderness in the Blackfoot Clearwater and two bad BLM management plans.
Tester Goes to Bat for the Badger-Two Medicine, Again
For the second week in a row, our senior senator champions wild and storied lands on the Crown of the Continent
Last week, he reintroduced the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act. This week, Sen. Tester introduced a Senate resolution calling on Interior Secretary David Bernhardt to uphold the Interior Department’s commitment to the Blackfeet Nation and defend its cancellation of oil and gas leases in the Badger-Two Medicine.
Senator Tester Reintroduces the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act
Wilderness bill supported by 73 percent of Montanans is back in the running
Today. Sen. Jon Tester announced that he's reintroducing the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act, which would add nearly 80,000 acres to the Bob Marshall, Scapegoat, and Mission Mountains Wilderness Areas.
Another BLM Management Plan, Another Sell Out
BLM releases a draft plan for public lands in western Montana that again champions industry, discards conservation
In its preferred management alternative, the BLM would protect zero acres of land that have been identified as having wilderness characteristics.
Conservation Scrapped, Climate Change Ignored
Interior prioritizes oil and gas, dismisses wildland protection in revised Lewistown area plan
The Interior Department trashed that original version of the RMP and its recommendations, which came about after a transparent public process that included local input, citizen surveys, and a healthy regard for what makes this part of Montana special.
This Time, It’s Personal
The future of the Custer Gallatin is up for grabs. Here's why I'm speaking up.
Mountaineer and climber Anne Gilbert Chase shares why icy alpine starts, sunrises and sunsets atop towering peaks, and sore muscles after a long day of adventure have motiovated her to comment on the Custer Gallatin National Forest plan.