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Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act

Guest opinion: Heritage Act would continue bipartisan conservation

Guest opinion: Heritage Act would continue bipartisan conservation

For over 60 years, the Montana Outfitters and Guides Association has served as an important voice for the outfitting industry and as a key partner in decisions that effect management of public land and wildlife resources. We are proud to represent over 200 member businesses across the state.…

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Panel takes up Tester, Baucus forest bills

HELENA — U.S. Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester told their colleagues Tuesday that it is time to pass their bills expanding forest protections.

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Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act reintroduced in Congress

Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act reintroduced in Congress

MISSOULA — After a near-miss last year, the Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act has been reintroduced in the 113th Congress, on the 100th anniversary of the Sun River Game Preserve.

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Montana outdoors bills, including Sportsmen's Act, await action in Congress

Montana outdoors bills, including Sportsmen's Act, await action in Congress

MISSOULA — With just a handful of working days left in the year, Congress watchers have their antennae up for any last-minute land use legislation that might surface during the lame duck session.

November 24, 2012 8:30 amLoading…

Congress considering several measures that would affect land use, environment in Montana

Several bills dealing with environmental and land use issues may come up for debate in the next few days as Congress scrambles to get some work done before its July 4 break.

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Gazette opinion: Much to support in Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act

In Eastern Montana, some folks don’t take too kindly to the “W” word — wilderness. It conjures up images of government regulation, something many free-spirited westerners are generally wary of and oppose.

April 18, 2012 12:10 amLoading…

Officials push for changes to grazing rules for public lands

Cows chewing grass may look boring, but grazing has become a major driver of America’s public lands management.

April 02, 2012 7:00 amLoading…

Coalition says hunter spending is reason to support Rocky Mountain Front act

MISSOULA - The amount of money hunters are spending to pursue game in the Rocky Mountain Front is one reason to pass the Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act, a conservation group says.

August 07, 2011 11:51 amLoading…

Proposal would protect Rocky Mountain Front

I am writing to voice support for the adoption of the Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act. This proposal ensures that the beauty, wildness and peace that our generation enjoys will be there for the future.

June 27, 2010 12:00 am Related

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Rocky Mountain Front plan is worthy compromise

It is gratifying when diverse groups can come together to create a collaborative solution to a contentious issue. For those of us who have hiked and run trails on the Rocky Mountain Front, the proposed Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act is an example of compromise at its best. Numerous intere…

September 21, 2009 12:00 am Related

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Group unveils Rocky Mountain Front proposal

A plan that proposes to add a new layer of protection to 307,000 acres along the Rocky Mountain Front, while adding 86,000 acres in six chunks to the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex, was unveiled Wednesday.

September 16, 2009 6:45 pm Related

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