Posts Categorized: Montana

Upper Colorado River | Brett Hockmuth

Connecting Communities to Rivers – Grantees Announced!

Living in Colorado, I am fortunate to experience firsthand the amazing and diverse areas that make up the Intermountain West. Geographically, the region is incredible: high mountain ranges, red rock deserts, and wide open plains all connect with the headwaters of some of the largest and most hardworking rivers in the country. One of the most compelling aspects of this landscape is the connection people and communities have with the land, open spaces, and river sanctuaries surrounding their communities. Read more…

NF Flathead River ducky and raft_Fiebig

Connecting Communities to Rivers Grant Program

Today American Rivers announced the creation of a new grant program to benefit rivers and the communities served by them throughout the Intermountain West. The Connecting Communities to Rivers grant program will provide financial support for projects that connect communities in the Intermountain West to their rivers by improving family-friendly recreational opportunities and protecting and restoring rivers and surrounding lands. Read more…

LWCF funded boat ramp on the Missouri River_Mike Fiebig

Down to the Wire: Your Help Needed to Reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund!

There are few conservation laws on the books that have touched more people in more places than the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Nearly every state park, city park, fishing access site, public lands trail, wildlife refuge, national recreation area, national historic trail and national forest in my home state of Montana has received LWCF funds for land acquisition or infrastructure improvements over the past 50 years. Read more…