Well, that’s exactly what’s been happening in recent years in Montana. Wilderness backers, mill managers and other resource development advocates have been sitting down to address the future of public lands. And they are coming up with workable, innovative solutions.
…There will never be complete agreement in the wilderness debate. But Montana residents are demonstrating a strong willingness to work together to end a quarter-century-old stalemate over the future of large swaths of public land.