Much of the northwestern section of Montana's Crown of the Continent relies on tourism and outdoor recreation for economic support. And although Glacier National Park is well-loved, many adjacent wildlands and river still have mineral leases that been overlooked for decades.
The northwestern section of Montana's Crown of the Continent sustains a vital tourism industry and the highest density of grizzly bears in the continental United States.
Best known as home to Glacier National Park, Montana's Northwestern Crown has many wildlands still in need of protection.
We are one of many partners in the Northwestern Crown working to provide a robust future for wild rivers, wildlands and sustainable local economies.
Wilderness is a precious resource with many human, natural and economic benefits that we need to protect.
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- Monday, May 22, 2017
New research shows that the number of state-owned acres sold to the private sector continues to grow despite the risk that poses to Utah’s $20 billion tourism and outdoor recreation economies, which depend upon access to public lands.
- Thursday, May 18, 2017
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- Wednesday, May 10, 2017
“In recent months, thousands of Americans asked the Senate to stand up for clean air and against the oil lobby, and their efforts were successful today.
“This morning, the Senate voted against repealing the BLM’s Methane Waste Rule, thereby showing they understand that reducing waste from our public lands and cleaning up our air is the right thing to do. We applaud the majority of senators who listened to their constituents and voted in their best interests.