Wilderness watchers wonder what’s next for Montana wild country


"In addition to the Bob Marshall wilderness additions, the Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act gave 208,000 acres conservation management status, which allows existing travel and recreation uses but prevents other development [i.e. mutually beneficial levels of timber, grazing, and mineral uses are now prohibited, crushing land-based livlihoods and dashing all hope of restoring family-wage jobs to the nearby rural communities]."

By jenniferfieldermt

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