A conservation group has filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service over what it said was underestimated impacts to grizzly bears from “widespread illegal road use” in Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest.
Coyote howls echoed across the Shields Valley as we unpacked our gear in the failing daylight for a two-night stay at a 100-year-old Forest Service cabin.
Following public opposition, the Custer Gallatin National Forest has abandoned a controversial portion of its proposed south Crazy Mountains land exchange, but will move ahead with the rest.
While the Interior Department missed its deadline for listing new Land and Water Conservation Fund spending by a week and then provided little detail, the Senate Appropriations Committee has offered its own version including $39.3 million slated for Montana projects.
A Nye-area hunting outfitter and his family are suing the Custer Gallatin National Forest claiming the agency’s plan to build a new trail threatens grizzly bears and their habitat in violation of the Endangered Species Act.
“To be able to repair a highly degraded primary tributary for the Land of the Giants as the public calls it, it’s not an opportunity that presents itself very often.”
More than 20 years ago some friends introduced me to an unusual outdoor experience. Five of us divided the cost of a Forest Service rental cabin in the Elkhorn Mountains near Canyon Ferry Reservoir. I think it cost us less $5 apiece.
Advocates for preserving the West Yellowstone airtanker base for wildland firefighting are using this summer’s devastating Bridger Foothills fire near Bozeman to draw attention to their cause.
Recreation restrictions in the Bridger Mountains have been lifted after the Forest Service on Tuesday declared the Bridger Foothills fire, which started in early September, 100% contained.
The Forest Service is modernizing its approach to selling Christmas tree permits and making them available to purchase through Recreation.gov beginning Oct. 15.
Montana’s fast-changing forests require the state's land managers to work better together, according to a draft action plan on its way to Gov. Steve Bullock’s office.
Former Trapper Creek Job Corps director Jesse Casterson has started a new job focused on integrating Forest Service-operated Job Corps centers with the agency's mission to manage national forest resources.
A new easement to the northeast side of the Crazy Mountains has opened.
Questions are emerging about how well emergency fire shelter devices work and how often crews are forced to use them during wildfires.
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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Some 95,114 wild horses and burros roam free throughout the United States, according to a March 1 count by the federal Bureau of Land Management.
Two grizzly bears have been euthanized after multiple conflicts in campsites and at residences near West Yellowstone.
The Gallatin Forest Partnership — a group of local hunters, anglers, mountain bikers, conservationists, horseback riders, skiers, business own…
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Montana Republican Sen. Steve Daines and California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein introduced a bipartisan bill Tuesday aimed at protecting communities by increasing forest management and reducing environmental litigation.