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.
Zinke’s Vow to Keep Public Lands in Public Hands Rings Hollow
More and more it appears he works for special interests, not the American public
Zinke has surrounded himself with proponents of lands transfer, hiring more than ten people who used to work for some of the biggest and most powerful lands transfer advocates in the country.
Wild Montana: Fall 2018
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Featured, Wild Montana Newsletter
Dig back into the history of MWA with this special 60th anniversary edition of Wild Montana.
History as Our Guide: Forest Jobs and Recreation Act
In the final installment on previous WSA legislation, we look back on a bill that would have settled the fate of 12 WSAs
One of the reasons FJRA didn’t eventually pass was because Steve Daines, first as congressman and later as senator, refused to support the bill.
How Daines Voted this Week: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
He finally came through on LWCF, but advanced a bad bill and played some ugly politics
Featured, In the Media
During the same committee meeting in which the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act was inexplicably left off the agenda, Sen. Daines voted in support of five bills in five other states that would designate, in total, 1.3 million acres of new Wilderness.