Land And Water Conservation Fund
Those of us who make a living in Montana’s outdoors keep track of a few important events on the calendar: the start of ski season, the end of hunting season, road closures in Glacier and Yellowstone and, yes, even Election Day.
Have you ever used a state fishing-access site to get onto Montana’s world-class trout streams? Have you ever taken to the field pursuing big game, or just enjoyed spotting wildlife while traveling our state?
Fifty-eight years after it was set aside as a neighborhood park, a square parcel of land on Monad Road is still a six-acre field of weeds.
The Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails, is offering funding through its Motorboat Grant Program to Wyoming governmental entities for public boating facility improvements. The 50-50 cost share basis awards (up to $50,000) can be used for construction, restoration, repa…
National Wildlife Federation advocate Steve Woodruff (July 21 guest opinion) tried to buffalo readers recently, claiming concerns of Montana producers regarding free-roaming bison are “fanciful fears,” the “worst fears of catastrophizers.”
Offshore drilling fees are financing the purchase of $41.6 million worth of new national forest lands in 15 states, including Montana.
The U.S. Senate approved a new, two-year Highway Bill with 74 Republicans and Democrats voting in favor.
Joseph Hautman’s acrylic painting of a wood duck won first prize in the Federal Duck Stamp Contest this year.
Lora Ashley and her 12-year-old daughter, Ayla, awoke to a cinnamon-colored black bear shaking their van while attempting to enter it as they were parked overnight in the Benbow area of the Beartooth Mountains recently.
Hunting season is in full swing in Montana, and we are reminded of the privilege it is to enjoy some of the best hunting opportunities in the West. What we sometimes overlook is that hunters and other outdoor recreationists enjoy access to our public lands in part due to the Land and Water C…
RED LODGE — Along the wind-weathered slopes of the Beartooth Mountains south of here, the federal government has staked a new claim.
The best-known account that pays for federal land purchases is the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
It has been a long time in the making, but the Bureau of Land Management is more than halfway toward its goal of acquiring a 560-acre parcel of land along the eastern front of the Beartooth Mountains, south of Red Lodge.