100-Year-Old Public Land Policy Puts Industry over People
It’s high time to end non-competitive leasing and stop the Interior Department from selling out public lands to oil and gas
The practice of noncompetitive leasing is a hold-over from the 100-year-old Mineral Leasing Act that still guides these practices.
‘Montana Has Always Been Indian Country’
Indigenous panel discusses cultural importance of the Crazy Mountains and other public lands
Featuring interviews with five tribal members, including Doyle, our eight-minute film explores the cultural and spiritual connection the Crow Tribe (Apsáalooke) has to the Crazies.
A Dangerous Idea Resurrected
Montana State Senator Jennifer Fielder testifies in Congress promoting a public lands transfer bill
Were the bill to move forward, it would threaten the very existence of our public lands and our access to them.
One Down, One More to Go
One of the two remaining leases in the Badger-Two Medicine was permanently retired today
We stand by our tribal partners when they say that they will see the last of the Badger-Two Medicine leases retired.
Stuck in the Mud on the Middle Fork of the Judith River
While the Forest Service drags its feet, a former blue-ribbon fishery continues to deteriorate
After decades of vehicle use, the once-thriving fishery of the Middle Fork of the Judith has been severely degraded.
Overriding Public Input
Sec. Bernhardt allows motorized bikes on non-motorized trails in national parks, wildlife refuges, and on BLM lands
The National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the BLM have historically required that motorized use on public lands be limited to roads, trails, and areas explicitly designated as allowing motorized use. Not anymore.