public lands

Bullock In Billings To Bolster Public Lands
At a news conference in Billings’ Riverfront Park on Thursday, Gov. Bullock spoke on his 3-step initiative to bolster Montana’s public lands.  First, the governor has directed the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation to hire a public access specialist…
Babbitt Urges Greater Protection of Public Lands
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt is urging President Barack Obama to step up efforts to conserve public lands as he begins his second term.
Babbitt, who led Interior for eight years under President Bill Clinton, said Obama should adopt what Babbitt called a common-sense princ…