AWR Blog

Stop the Yellowstone Massacre of Bison

This week billboards went up west of Bozeman on the highway leading to Yellowstone National Park and in Helena near the state capitol building asking Governor Bullock to “Stop the Yellowstone Massacre.” This is the headline message overlaying a stark winter landscape...

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Cabinet-Yaak grizzly bears get day in court

By ROB CHANEY Originally published in The Missoulian here. Whether grizzly bear numbers in northwest Montana are stable, shrinking or growing, both sides of a lawsuit over their federal status agree there aren’t enough of them. But lawyers for...

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A Victory for the Lynx

A federal court in Montana ruled Wednesday in favor of Alliance for the Wild Rockies and allies in their challenge to the federal government’s lack of protection in failing to designate critical habitat necessary for the survival and recovery of the rare and imperiled...

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Judge Halts Beaverhead Deerlodge Timber Project

by Laura Lundquist Originally published here. A federal judge halted a timber project Friday because the Forest Service might have overstepped its bounds in bypassing the public process. On Friday, Missoula federal District Judge Donald Molloy put a hold on the...

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NREPA: A wilderness bill that works

By Michael Garrity Originally published in The Missoulian here. The Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act, which lives up to its name, would protect the best of the last intact ecosystems and wildlands in the Rockies. For the first time, it has been introduced in...

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