Changes We Want to See Made to the Helena-Lewis and Clark Plan Revision
The revised Forest plan needs to protect many more areas than the final draft currently does
The Forest includes some of Montana’s most revered public lands, including the Big Snowy Mountains, the Little Belts, Big Belts, Badger-Two Medicine, Elkhorn Mountains, and the entire stretch of the Continental Divide between Helena and Glacier National Park.
A Mixed Bag
While protecting the Big Snowies and Nevada Mountain, the Helena-Lewis and Clark Forest plan falls short for too many places
We’re pleased the Forest Service recognized the importance of conserving the wildest areas along the continental divide and in the Big Snowies.
What Binds Us Together
University of Montana public lands survey again demonstrates conservation is a value Montanans overwhelmingly share
This poll serves as an opportunity to determine whether our work aligns with Montanans’ values, and whether we are doing our job building grassroots support for the proposals we champion.
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.