What We’re Watching During the 2019 Montana Legislature
The legislative session runs from January to May, and we're tracking all the developments right here
The legislative session runs from January to May, and we're taking our advocacy efforts to the Capitol to fight for the protection of our public lands. We'll be updating this post throughout the session, so check back for all the latest.
“An All-Encompassing Emotional Experience”
MWA presents “Hallowed Waters,” a short film that captures the beauty of the storied Blackfoot and how we can protect it
As “Hallowed Waters” beautifully demonstrates, the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act (BCSA) will permanently protect the key tributaries of the iconic Blackfoot River and thereby help ensure that the entire Blackfoot watershed remains a stable and healthy fishery for native westslope cutthroat and bull trout.
Big Win in the Whitefish Range
Forest Service embraces the Whitefish Range Partnership proposal in its final Flathead Forest plan
Last week, the Forest Service released its final management plan for the Flathead National Forest, officially recommending nearly 80,000 acres of Wilderness in the Whitefish Range.
“These Lands are our Heritage!”
An electrifying Rally for Public Lands draws 2,000 people and sees a surprise appearance by Senator Tester
In a striking show of support for Montana’s 30 million acres of national public lands, some 2,000 people packed the State Capitol Rotunda on Friday to celebrate the outdoor way of life that defines our state.
Reason to Celebrate as Daines’ and Gianforte’s WSA Bills Bite the Dust
MWA members and supporters stared down and quelled one of the biggest threats to public lands Montana has ever faced
We’re happy and relieved to announce that Daines' and Gianforte's anti-wilderness study area bills are now dead.
Zinke Leaves Montana Worse Off
Outgoing Interior secretary leaves our public lands more vulnerable than ever to transfer, seizure, and exploitation
Secretary Zinke could hardly have been further from the Teddy Roosevelt conservationist he proclaimed to be.