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Pine Creek Lake. Photo by Walker Stole

Ravalli County residents who walked out of the hearing gather in front of county office

As the hearing proceeded, the 20 people who had walked out of the building began chanting, “listen to the people.”

Elk rut at the Charles M Russell National Wildlife Refuge (photo by Robert Hanson)

Senator Jon Tester voted for this bipartisan bill, and we thank him.

Fishing in the Beartooths (photo by Jan MacKenzie)

Perhaps the biggest takeaway from the report is that the old “economy versus conservation” dichotomy no longer applies. As this data shows, our economy actually depends on conservation of our public lands. 

Fog in Glacier National Park (photo by Zack Clothier)

While Rep. Zinke has on occasion bucked his party to vote in support of our way of life, his record is checkered when it comes to standing up for many of Montana’s outdoor values.

A walk in the Bob Marshall Wilderness (photo by Lee Boman)

Since the election, we’ve heard from many concerned members and supporters across the state who are anxious about the results of the election and wondering what the future holds for our work to protect Montana’s public lands.