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https://www.rangerreview.com/gov-gianforte-shows-support-responsible-expansion-river-access Gov. Greg Gianforte spoke at an event in Forsyth held to highlight the need for recreational access along the Yellowstone River in Southeast Montana. Governor Greg Gianforte gave his first public remarks on the Lower Yellowstone River Coalition’s effort to expand recreational access along the lower Yellowstone corridor at an event in Forsyth on ...
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https://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/fwp-launching-committee-to-guide-4m-in-lower-yellowstone-river-projects/article_9931d129-5405-5c43-af16-df7263979be9.html The confluence of the Powder and Yellowstone Rivers is pictured in 2017. LARRY MAYER, Billings Gazette Portions of the Yellowstone River in southeastern Montana will become springs for economic and recreational development in the coming months. Local residents along a 163-mile stretch of the river will be informing Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks on ...
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Improved Lower Yellowstone River Access to Draw Tourism to Eastern Montana

https://www.ypradio.org/business/2021-06-18/improved-lower-yellowstone-river-access-to-draw-tourism-to-eastern-montana?fbclid=IwAR2buceAnrK0Iv-oPO3Wfqh6zPLSnAwFaJJbtuqqLuzl5h6HouQatl4qZrg Forsyth and the Lower Yellowstone River from the window of a small plane on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 The state of Montana is awarding $4 million to build and improve recreational sites and public access along the Lower Yellowstone River in southeastern Montana. Organizers hope to attract outdoor enthusiasts. Local and state officials joined ...
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Livingston passes growth policy, prioritizes housing

The Absaroka mountain range can be seen towering over Livingston in this aerial photo taken June 17, 2021. Livingston city officials and members of several nonprofits took a celebratory flight over Livingston on Thursday to commemorate the passage of the city’s new growth policy. https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/news/economy/livingston-passes-growth-policy-prioritizes-housing/article_807d30cf-fb2c-58d9-938b-cc85d069de06.html?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=0de155ba-ded5-4304-9fb2-b4474c60d965 The city of Livingston has completed its growth policy, a ...
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TEXT ONLY VERSION Fires EverywhereOver the last year, EcoFlight has been at the forefront of capturing the devastation of wildfires in the West. Just recently, we completed two sets of media flights over California fires, one while the state was still burning last fall, and another to assess the damage over the wine regions of ...
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The Crazy Mountains’ next act

With a heliskiing operation looking for a foothold and the rumored sale of one of the largest ranches in the range, Montanans are wondering what’s next for this isolated and iconic landscape. The Crazy Mountains’ next act An island range patterned with checkerboard land ownership, the Crazy Mountains are the backdrop to one of the ...
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Mike Tuell dip net fisheswith Nat’anni McCaskey, 12. Photograph: Mason Trinca/The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jun/09/salmon-future-us-dams Salmon are headed to a point of no return throughout the US west. And the impact on Native American communities could be devastating Knee-deep in the rumbling waters of Rapid River in western Idaho, Mike Tuell guided his dip net between boulders and ...
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