Big blue skies, golden cottonwoods and the haunting sound of elk bugling up the coulee: That’s the Charles M. Russell Refuge (CMR) in early autumn. The Wilderness Society is hosting a bus tour and hike into the C.M. Russell on Sat. Oct. 1.
Last year we asked you to help protect Montana’s premier National Wildlife Refuge, and many of you did just that — calling on the Fish and Wildlife Service to finalize its 15-year Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and expand proposed wilderness.
Southern California is known for its mild Mediterranean climate where shorts and flip-flops are popular during the hot and sunny summer, sometimes right on through a balmy winter.
Not nearly as famous, but just as characteristic of the Southland, are its chaparral wild lands. Chaparral is a native plant community of many species, including chamise, red shank, ceanothus, manzanita, scrub oak and other shrubby plants.
Colorado hiking trail #12. Dolores River Canyons [Moderate, Backcountry]: This hike allows you to experience the remote character of the old west, stunning redrock canyons, fascinating geology, petroglyphs, and so much more!
There has been a lot of talk in the news recently about the supposed failure of green jobs in America – the New York Times ran a story that all but declared green jobs dead on arrival – but these stories by and large aren’t telling the whole story: clean energy jobs are growing, and they are growing faster than their dirty energy counterparts.
It’s not often that in rural Montana we can find a Forest Service ranger, a heavy equipment operator, conservation advocates, and others all heralding a government program. But that’s exactly what happened recently in the Lewis and Clark National Forest.
Labor Day weekend is headed here fast. Yet some of you have not made plans for your holiday activities! Let us point you to a few Labor Day destinations and activities that will get you outside, off the beaten path and onto the wild lands that we all cherish and work to protect.