Montana Conservation Voters Want More State Funding For Public Lands As Marijuana Initiative Requires

Draft legislation setting up Montana’s recreational marijuana program diverges from an initiative Montanans passed in November so conservation and outdoor groups want lawmakers to provide more funding for public lands. This week groups rallied at the Capitol to call attention to the difference between the initiative and the legislation. Whitney Tawney head of Montana Conservation…

Big Casino Creek Reservoir Draft EA

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) has prepared a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for public review regarding a proposal to perform shoreline restoration, access improvements, and install artificial habitat structures at Big Casino Creek Reservoir near Lewistown, MT. The project would install stone framed deflectors to address wave induced erosion along approximately 100 feet of…

Glacier National Park Meeting Changing Times According To Public Information Officer Gina Kurtzman

Glacier National Park will hold a virtual community discussion this evening regarding challenges the park and visitors will face in 2021 sponsored by the Glacier National Park Conservancy. Park Superintendent Jeff Mow will discuss topics such as the proposed ticketed entry system park visitation numbers COVID-19 mitigations and challenges with seasonal housing. Public Information Officer…