Monday, January 30, 2017

Big Snow Country

Big snow in Big Sky Country. Andy Baur photo

Friday, January 27, 2017

Montana Trumpeter Swans

Trumpeter swans flying over O'Dell Creek in the Madison Valley. Trumpeter swan restoration is a terrific Montana wildlife success story. Alex Diekmann photo

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Montana Winter Wildlife

Nice photo series of Montana winter wildlife contributed by Great Falls Tribune readers.

Monday, January 23, 2017

LWCF Should Be Made Permanent and Fully Funded

The Missoulian editorial is a very strong endorsement for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Sunday, January 22, 2017


Snow, lichen and moss decorate a Montana tree stump.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Agriculture Production

Montana agriculture produces many things, including winter beauty.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Smooth Sailing

Full speed ahead across calm water for this Montana barrows goldeneye. Randy Smith photo

Tuesday, January 17, 2017


Montana elk literally just chillin.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Ice Fishing

A young bald eagle skirts the ice searching for food. 
Dan Casey photo #wildlifewednesday

Monday, January 9, 2017

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Blackfoot River Recreation Corridor Expanded

Clearwater-Blackfoot deal between the Montana Nature Conservancy and BLM is great for outdoor recreation, forest management, wildlife habitat and local economy.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Conservation Easement About Legacy, Family and Ranching

150-year-old 3,000-acre ranch conserved. Great for local history, open land, agriculture and wildlife habitat. This project received funds from Travelers for Open Land.

Monday, January 2, 2017

2016 Big Year for Montana State Parks

2016 was a record year for Montana State Parks. 2.65 million state park visits, a whopping 33 percent increase from just five years ago.

Sunday, January 1, 2017