Thursday, March 31, 2016

Changing of the Seasons

Just because Spring is here does not mean Winter is gone. Kevin League photo

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Expansion for Story Mill Community Park

A great community project in Bozeman just got better. Great news for Story Mill Park.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Kitting Around: Spring Fun

Spring is a time of rebirth, as these playful kits demonstrate. Randy Smith photo

Monday, March 21, 2016

Wake-up Time for Grizzly Bears

Grizzlies are waking up. Be careful out there. Photo by Randy Smith

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Birds - and People - Flock to Freezeout Lake

Freezeout Lake can be a remarkable place during waterfowl migration. Paul Sihler photo

Friday, March 18, 2016

Montana Corner to Corner: Vast and Impressive

Corner to corner, Big Sky Country is vast and diverse, as this Billings Gazette photo essay proves.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Green is the color of the day: Happy St. Patrick's Day.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Bitterroot Bucks

A handsome group of Bitterroot bucks. Photo courtesy of Bitter Root Land Trust

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Today is National Agriculture Day

Happy National Agriculture Day. Montana is proud to be many things, including an agriculture state and an open land state. Alex Diekmann photo

Monday, March 14, 2016

Happy National Agriculture Day

March 15 is National Agriculture Day. Thanks to Montana's and America's ag producers. Kenton Rowe photo

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Prickly Pear Land Trust Goes Peaks to Creeks

Local community conservation at its best. Helena Independent Record reports: Prickly Pear Land Trust recently acquired two parcels totaling 556 acres near Fort Harrison with plans to develop trails and restore lands impacted from years of grazing. One parcel will offer the first public access to Ten Mile Creek within Helena’s urban area while the other provides more than one mile of access along Seven Mile Creek.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Montana Outdoor Photos Showcased at Montana Open Land Month

Big Black Bear. Photo by Randy Smith. See more great photos at the Montana Open Land Month website.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Whitefish Destination Point for Mountain Bikers

Whitefish is one of Montana's mountain bike meccas. The Flathead Beacon reports: This week the popular online biking site Singletracks released a comprehensive breakdown of the “Mountain Bike Capitals of the United States.” Whitefish earned the honorable distinction for Montana, based on a massive database of trail information and reviews, as well as an editorial review by the Singletracks staff

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Majestic Montana: Montana Open Land Month Photo Gallery

Check out the Montana Open Month Photo Gallery. And let us know if you'd like to share your open land photos. Photo by Kevin League Photography

Monday, March 7, 2016

Gallup Poll: Montanans Love Montana

Gallup poll shows Montanans love Montana. Why? Open land, reports the Flathead Beacon: "...that open space is why we stay and why others visit. It also keeps many of our residents employed." Paul Sihler Photo

Sunday, March 6, 2016

12 Great Montana Roadside Views

Here's a dozen of Montana's best windshield views. From a Billings Gazette and Peak Photography photo essay.