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.