Two Months Down, Two To Go
Taking a moment to check in at the halfway point of the 2021 Montana Legislature
After the fast and furious first half of the 2021 Montana Legislature, we have a moment to catch our breath and take stock of where public lands legislation stands.
Emily Clevelend Named New Conservation Director
After serving 3 years as field director for MWA, Cleveland now oversees our on-the-ground work protecting Montana’s wild places
From surveying the Custer Gallatin’s wildest places to shearing sheep with the Ruby Valley Strategic Alliance, Emily Cleveland isn’t afraid to break a sweat in the pursuit of furthering Montana Wilderness Association’s mission.
A Bad Bill for Wilderness Study Areas
The Montana Legislature should drop SJ7 and support collaboration for WSAs
Montanans have loudly and repeatedly rejected attempts to unilaterally remove WSA protections. It's time to embrace collaboration once and for all.
Another Legislature, Another Transfer Bill
Lawmakers just won't leave defeated and discredited land transfer legislation alone
HB320 is a wolf-in-sheep's-clothing bill designed to lay the groundwork for future land transfer, and we're ready to defeat it...again.
In Praise of the Pause
President Biden’s executive order pausing oil and gas leasing gives us a chance to finally reform a broken system
We applaud the executive order that President Biden signed Jan. 26, pausing all oil and gas leasing on public lands. This will give the Biden administration and Congress time to enact new policy and pass laws that will reform the country’s oil and gas leasing system.
The 2021 State Legislature: Everything You Need to Know
Your one-stop shop for the latest legislative news and updates
The Montana State Legislature will move fast this winter, but we're here to keep you in know about all the latest developments.