A Bright Future for Public Lands on the Lower Yellowstone
The Lower Yellowstone River Coalition has an innovative approach to supporting public lands and access
The group is working to improve public access and support public lands and habitat along 175 miles of eastern Montana's Lower Yellowstone River.
With Pendley Ousted, It’s Time to Right His Terrible Wrongs
A federal court tosses three Montana land management plans made under Pendley's leadership
Following a lawsuit filed by Montana’s Governor Steve Bullock, William Perry Pendley was out as acting director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) when a federal court ruling found that he had illegally served 424 days in that role. The arsonist is no longer in charge of the fire department.
Progress for the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act in Congress
A hearing brings the bill one step closer to passing
On Wednesday, Sept. 16, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act (BCSA), an early but important step toward the bill becoming law.
Legislature Highlights Collaboration in Final Report on Wilderness Study Areas
Now it’s up to Congress to embrace a collaborative approach to WSA management
On September 9, the Montana State Legislature’s Environmental Quality Council released SJ20: The Fate of Wilderness Study Areas, its final report on Montana’s Forest Service WSAs.
Forest Service Plans to Increase Drilling on National Forests
A new rule would open the door for oil and gas development on 17 million acres across Montana
The current administration continues to try to advance its industry-friendly agenda by dramatically increasing oil and gas drilling on our public lands.
MWA Asks for Changes in the Current Crazies Land Exchange Proposal
They include guarantees of protection for lands that would be swapped from public into private ownership
Consolidating land in the Crazies is a necessity if we ever want to legislatively protect these mountains in the future.