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Montana Wilderness Association Offers Winter Excursions :


Anyone looking for some winter outdoor exercise can find inspiration and education in the Montana Wilderness Association's 2018 Wild Winter Offerings http://wildmontana.org/downloads/180103_2018_wild_winter_offerings.pdf ...


What the two-wheeled tourist can offer tiny towns:


Cycling tourism contributes nearly $377 million annually to Montana's economy. Micah Drew/Seeley Swan Pathfinder http://www.hcn.org/articles/the-montana-gap-rural-towns-capitalize-on-cycling-tourism?utm_source=wcn1&utm_medium=email ...


Million Acre Amber: New Helena brew celebrates land conservation milestone:


The Montana Land Reliance http://mtlandreliance.org/ is celebrating the preservation of 1 million acres of land with an amber ale from Lewis and Clark Brewing Company http://lewisandclarkbrewing.com/ ...


Backcountry Film Fest At The Wilma - 2/2 - Missoula, Montana:


The Wilma & Montana Backcountry Alliance present the 13th Annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival, showing in Missoula on February 2, 2018 at The Wilma. All proceeds benefit Montana ...


56th Annual Horse And Mule Packing Class With The Legendary Smoke Elser - 1/27-3/3 - Missoula:


Have you ever wanted to learn the art of packing all of your gear onto your horses and hitting the trail for parts unknown? You will learn everything you need to know to safely pack up and head ...


"Montana In Focus: The Musher" - The Montana Experience: Stories from Big Sky Country:


Montana In Focus: The Musher follows the dogsledding career of Livingston-native Jenny Roddewig, who won Montana's prestigious Race to the Sky as an 18 year old and competed multiple times in Alaska's ...


The GOP Wants Chouinard to Testify? He Should Accept.:


The intensifying war between Republicans and Patagonia could now move to Capitol Hill--exactly where the outdoor industry could make the most impact It's the latest salvo in an escalating quarrel ...


Public Lands Make America Great - Montana Governor Steve Bullock:


It's past time folks in the West extended an invitation to the President to get outdoors. A little time in the backcountry has a way of helping us remember who we are and where we come from. It's hard ...


Preserve wilderness as-is:


Wilderness is a critical part of Americans' way of life and should be protected and kept as it is. Congress is currently considering legislation that would undermine a bedrock law that protects Montana's ...


Montana Senator Daines bill would release wilderness study areas for other uses:


Five wilderness study areas left in legislative limbo for 35 years would be released to multiple use planning under a proposed bill by Sen. Steve Daines, R-Montana. “He’s on a single-minded mission ...


Montana's new economic champion:




Texas Billionaire Brothers Offer a Cautionary Tale for Public Lands:




Tourism is thriving year round in northwest Montana:


An unexpected greeting was scheduled for a passenger flying into Glacier Park International Airport on Saturday afternoon. Following a record-breaking summer, the airport's management and Kalispell ...


Welcome to the Big Blackfoot Riverkeeper:


The Big Blackfoot Riverkeeper (BBRK) is dedicated to the protection and preservation of one of the most beautiful rivers in America -- western Montana's Big Blackfoot River. Check out our new website ...


Montana's Wilderness Study Areas Must Be Cherished and Protected:


We're calling on our elected officials to handle these places with the respect they deserve. The lifeblood of our state depends on it. CONRAD ANKER, KAREN ASPEVIG STEVENSON, DANIEL R. SAVAGE and KATHY ...


Techstars and The Nature Conservancy to create the Techstars Sustainability Accelerator:


"we can ensure more financial resources go toward conservation by getting the world to fully appreciate the opportunity to invest in nature." The Nature Conservancy https://www.nature.org/newsfeatures/pressreleases/techstars-partners-with-the-nature-conservancy.xml ...


Senator Tester Defends Montana from Attempts to Sell Public Lands:


Senator: Selling Public Lands Would Be Devastating to Outdoor Economy (U.S. Senate)--U.S. Senator Jon Tester is defending Montana from any attempt to sell public lands in the upcoming federal ...


First a fee increase, is privatization of the parks next?:


A proposal to nearly triple the entrance fees at 17 of America's most popular national parks -- including Olympic and Mount Rainier in Washington -- is part of a larger push by the Trump Administration ...


Welcome Rachel VandeVoort, the new director of the Montana Office of Outdoor Recreation:


Join us in welcoming Rachel VandeVoort as the first director of the Montana Office of Outdoor Recreation. Join us also in thanking Governor Steve Bullock for creating this office http://wildmontana.org/wild-word/made-for-the-job According ...


Outdoor Recreation Now the Largest Sector of Montana's Economy:


Governor Bullock's Office of Outdoor Recreation now makes more sense than ever, as does taking good care of our public lands This report from OIA makes clear that Montana is home to a thriving industry ...

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