Daines’ Forest Reform Bill is More of the Same
Like his previous forest bills, unfettered logging is the true goal, not wildfire protection or safety
While Daines' bill contains a wide range of wildfire-focused elements, it also includes several of Daines’ old forest reform tricks that aren’t really about wildfire protection and community safety.
The Economic Importance of the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act
A newly-released report highlights how the BCSA will help sustain outdoor recreation economy
The economic report shows that a healthy Blackfoot River has generated well over 9,000 guided outfitter days in 2018 and contributed to the $1 billion that angling generated and $400 million that hunting generated in Montana in 2017.
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Moving Closer to a Major Milestone for WSAs
The Environmental Quality Council releases its report on wilderness study areas
The EQC's draft report is another big step towards securing a collaborative place-based approach to determining the future of Montana's WSAs.
BLM Pushes Illegal Motorized Use in Helena’s Scratchgravel Hills
It plans to build 40 miles of non-motorized trails – and to illegally allow motorized e-bikes on all of them.
The BLM plans to build 40 miles of non-motorized trails in the Scratchgravels — and to illegally allow motorized e-bikes on all of them. Here's what we can do about it.
Montanans of many stripes are celebrating the signing of the Great American Outdoors Act, the final step in the long journey to secure full, dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.