Wild Word - January 2018

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Pine Creek Lake. Photo by Walker Stole

The Gallatin Range (photo by Louise Johns)

MWA's history runs deep in the Custer Gallatin National Forest. In fact, our organization was founded by Montanans inspired to protect the wild Madison and Gallatin Ranges, both of which are located in the Forest.

Buffalo Lakes in the Badger-Two Medicine (photo by Gene Sentz)

In nearly the same breath that Secretary Zinke used to suggest the Badger would be a good fit for a future national monument, he defended his recommendation to dramatically shrink Bear Ears National Monument, a place that’s as sacred to five sovereign southwestern nations as the Badger-Two Medicine is to the Blackfeet.