As the populations of Bozeman, Livingston, Big Sky and West Yellowstone continue to rise, so do the numbers of eager Montanans recreating on our shared public lands. All seeking a similar experience in the backcountry: wild landscapes, solitude, wildlife sightings, and cherished time with friends and family. Read more
There are many points of view represented in this agreement, including horsemen, hunters, fishermen, hikers, skiers, mountain bikers, guest ranch managers, wilderness advocates, and many other forest users. Read this letter to the editor from John Greene
There are no signs. To know you're inside it, you have to just know. It's 36 miles long and 12 miles wide, from Mount Blackmore and Hyalite Peak to Windy Pass, and then on to the border of Yellowstone National Park.
Southwest Montana was a very different place in 1977: Big Sky Ski Resort was only 4 years old. Bozeman’s population hovered around 20,000 people, and Livingston was still very much a railroad town.
The Gallatin Forest Partnership has released its proposals for the Custer Gallatin National Forest planning process. Public comments are being taken until March 5.
Hundreds have already weighed in on a study of the Custer Gallatin National Forest’s ecosystem and there’s still a day left to go.
Southwest Montana is currently in the process of what could be a dramatic change in terms of the surrounding landscape.
Mystery Ranch wouldn’t be the company it is, nor would we be located in Bozeman, if it weren’t for Montana’s wilderness heritage.