The film, which was first posted online in January and will be shown at the River Restoration Northwest festival in Portland, Oregon, on May 7, explores the connections between forest roads and the flooding and sediment buildup that threate
One of spring’s greatest joys is its abundance of beautiful wildflowers. From alpine mountains to dense wetlands to steamy deserts, designated wilderness areas feature a plethora of wildflowers, which are thankfully protected as a cherished part of these landscapes.
While 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the law that set the framework to preserve the nation’s most pristine landscapes, it also marks five years since Congress last protected any land as designated wilderness.
The Forest Jobs and Recreation Act passed out of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Dec. 19, advancing a years-long campaign to protect almost a million acres of incredible backcountry throughout western Montana, including over 600,000 acres of new Wilderness Area.